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Factors Involved in Estimating Cost of Email Spam

  • Farida Ridzuan
  • Vidyasagar Potdar
  • Alex Talevski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6017)

Abstract

This paper analyses existing research work to identify all possible factors involved in estimating cost of spam. Main motivation of this paper is to provide unbiased spam costs estimation. For that, we first study the email spam lifecycle and identify all possible stakeholders. We then categorise cost and study the impact on each stakeholder. This initial study will form the backbone of the real time spam cost calculating engine that we are developing for Australia.

Keywords

spam cost email spam spam lifecycle 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farida Ridzuan
    • 1
  • Vidyasagar Potdar
    • 1
  • Alex Talevski
    • 1
  1. 1.Anti Spam Research Lab, Digital Ecosystems and Business Intelligence InstituteCurtin University of Technology 

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