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Fall 2023, No. 2, Vol. 5 / Romanian Cyber Security Journal

Who is Threatening My Avatar in Metaverse?

Mădălina ZAMFIR, Andreea - Cătălina CRĂCIUN,


This paper investigated the potential key aspects related to cybersecurity in Metaverse, regarding cyber threats and cyber crimes, challenges and risks, along with potential security measures that must be taken into account for a safe activity and an enjoyable user experience. Starting from real cases of security incidents in Metaverse, potential strategies and principles for ensuring cybersecurity in virtual environments were presented. An analysis of the user-avatar relation was carried out to synthesize the benefits and risks that the user may face in the virtual environment, when using digital devices and immersive and emergent technologies, in the interaction and collaboration with the other avatars.

Avatar, Cybersecurity, Cybercrime, Metalepsis, Cyberbullying, Metaverse

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Mădălina ZAMFIR, Andreea - Cătălina CRĂCIUN, "Who is Threatening My Avatar in Metaverse?", Romanian Cyber Security Journal, ISSN 2668-6430, vol. 5(2), pp. 75-86, 2023.