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Latest Facebook shutdown involves hundreds of accounts misleading users in Ukraine, Iraq

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

The unrelated efforts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East are the latest examples of how the social media giant's reach is exploited.

Microsoft, Hewlett Foundation preparing to launch nonprofit that calls out cyberattacks

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.

YouTube disables 210 channels spreading disinformation about Hong Kong

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

The case again highlights the challenges of mitigating state-sponsored information operations.

Twitter, Facebook scrub coordinated activity targeting Hong Kong demonstrations

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Twitter also announced it would no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news media.

Facebook rejects new allegation that it protected employees over users in 2018 breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The plaintiffs say the company knew about the problem with "access tokens" for years and chose to protect its own employees before fixing the problem for users.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months 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.

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