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Lame-duck versions of TikTok and WeChat are definitely a problem, security experts say

by Shannon Vavra • 5 hours ago

The Trump administration's restrictions on Americans' abilities to update Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat could degrade user security further, experts say.

Twitter plans to remove false election tweets, setting up clash with Trump

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Tweets meant to undermine confidence in the electoral process will be flagged or removed.

Russia's IRA used phony news accounts on Facebook to discuss QAnon, coronavirus

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Meanwhile, the company caught an American firm violating foreign interference rules.

A right-wing social network reported a potential breach. Then it went dark. What happened at AllSocial?

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The site, which launched with the aim of fighting "viewpoint censorship," has drawn the scrutiny of cybersecurity researchers.

Accused Twitter hacker arrested in Florida; two others charged

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The suspect, a 17-year-old, was charged with 30 felony counts.

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