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A French page impersonating Politico was nabbed in Facebook's latest takedown

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

It was the latest in Facebook's monthly updates about posts that violate the company's rules.

Facebook takes down inauthentic accounts from India, Egypt

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

One of the campaigns is a reboot of an earlier network, showing takedowns might not be enough.

UAE, Egypt, Nigeria cited as sources of latest information operations blocked by Facebook

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

The action follows an independent BuzzFeed investigation.

An ongoing hacking campaign targets dissidents in Egypt, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

Evidence suggests the Egyptian government could be behind the activity, which dates back to 2016.

Facebook shuts down ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’ from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

“We’re taking down these pages, groups and accounts based on their behavior, not the content they posted,” Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy said.

ISPs inside Turkey and Egypt spread FinFisher spyware in massive espionage campaign

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

New research by human rights advocacy organization Citizen Lab shows how products made by two Western technology contractors facilitated nationwide surveillance in multiple developing countries under authoritarian rule.

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