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Dozens of Facebook pages about current events in Libya were linked to malware

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Facebook removed the pages — which collectively had hundreds of thousands of followers — after notification from researchers, Check Point said.

Not quite fake news: Twitter accounts amplify old stories to sow discord

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The shift to use more real news marks a subtle upgrade in anti-detection techniques.

Middle East-linked social media accounts impersonated U.S. candidates before 2018 elections

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

On Facebook, the suspicious activity involved reaching out to policymakers, reporters, academics, and dissidents.

Facebook bans Israeli company that's been sharing disinfo on West African politics

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

It's not just nation-states, businesses are starting to get in on the disinformation game.

It's time for Congress to act on Facebook's privacy policies. Here's how.

by cyber_admin • 2 months ago

In an op-ed, ID Experts CEO Tom Kelly writes that we shouldn't be fooled by Mark Zuckerberg's pivot to privacy: the time for regulation is now.

It was 'inevitable' that bombs would fall in response to a cyberattack

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Israel's targeting of alleged Hamas hackers was the first instance of a 'kinetic' response to a cyberattack. But it wasn't a surprising outcome.

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