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Twitter bolsters security for political accounts as election looms

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

It's an eleventh-hour move to safeguard high profile users as Election Day nears.

Tampa Bay Times struck by ransomware, joining a growing club of hacked media outlets

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

The paper seemed to be largely unaffected by the incident.

Cyberattacks hit websites of Georgia's president, broadcasters and more

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The incidents evoked 2008 DDoS attacks during the Russian-Georgian war.

Sen. Warner says hacking, disinformation are the future of war, and urges the U.S. to keep up

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Sen. Mark Warner says the world has entered a new phase of nation-state conflict in which cyberwarfare and information warfare are the primary means through which countries assert their power on the world stage.

Russia's state-funded news outlet RT keeps hyping fringe stories on Clinton, collusion long after 2016

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

A new report compares the Russian-language version of RT with stories aimed at a Western audience.

Chinese state media bought Twitter ads to spread disinformation about Hong Kong protests

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

It's hardly the first time Twitter has been used to amplify questionable narratives.

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