Challenges of automating the detection of paedophile activity on the Internet

Penna, Lyta, Clark, Andrew J., & Mohay, George M. (2005) Challenges of automating the detection of paedophile activity on the Internet. In The First International Workshop on Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering, 7-9 November 2005, Taipei, Taiwan.

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This review paper outlines the need for research into the process of automating the detection of paedophile activities on the Internet and identifies the associated challenges of the research area. The paper overviews and analyses technologies associated with the use of the Internet by paedophiles in terms of event information that each technology potentially provides. It also reviews the anonymity challenges presented by these technologies. The paper presents methods for currently uncharted research that would aid in the process of automating the detection of paedophile activities on the Internet.

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ID Code: 20860
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
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Keywords: paedophile detection, online safety, chat-room security, digital forensics
DOI: 10.1109/SADFE.2005.4
ISBN: 0769524788
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer System Security (080303)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 IEEE Computer Society
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