Dozens of Facebook pages about current events in Libya were linked to malware
Facebook removed the pages — which collectively had hundreds of thousands of followers — after notification from researchers, Check Point said.
Russia's trolling tactics are getting more elaborate
The Russian-linked actors are trying to spread fake tweets tied to Marco Rubio and UK government officials.
Facebook fails to kill class-action lawsuit over data breach
Judge William Alsup warned Facebook he would authorize a “bone-crushing” discovery process on behalf of affected users.
Middle East-linked social media accounts impersonated U.S. candidates before 2018 elections
On Facebook, the suspicious activity involved reaching out to policymakers, reporters, academics, and dissidents.
Facebook scrubbed 2.2 billion fake accounts in the first quarter of 2019, a new high
The number is a sharp uptick compared to the 1.2 billion accounts removed between October and December.
Facebook bans Israeli company that's been sharing disinfo on West African politics
It's not just nation-states, businesses are starting to get in on the disinformation game.