Tags Facebook

Indictments reveal how Russia's 2016 election information warfare worked

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 days ago

Russian operatives were able to obfuscate their activities by stealing the identities of U.S. citizens, renting servers based in the U.S. and using a VPN all while posting targeted propaganda on social media, according to Robert Mueller's lengthy indictment.

DNC hires first ever CSO ahead of 2018 midterms

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

The Democratic National Committee has hired former Yahoo CISO Bob Lord to lead the committee's cybersecurity operations.

Facebook hires first ever head of cybersecurity policy

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

The social media titan hired Nathaniel Gleicher, a former cybersecurity director in the White House during the Obama administration, to the position last month.

Facebook calls for cybersecurity research proposals as part of new grant program

by Chloe Kim • 4 weeks ago

The social media giant is looking for improvements that focus on abuse detection, anti-phishing, password authentication and user safety.

New hacking campaign targets North Korean defectors in South Korea

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

"The actors are familiar with South Korea and appear to want to spy on North Korean defectors, and on groups and individuals who help defectors," according to a researcher.

Twitter upgrades two-factor authentication options by allowing third party apps

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Twitter users can upgrade in the settings and privacy section of their profiles.

Continue to CyberScoop.com