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Kuwait's state news agency says hackers breached its Twitter

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The message appeared during a particularly fraught geopolitical moment in the Persian Gulf.

Pro-Soleimani messaging immediately floods Twitter following general's death in drone strike

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

One Twitter hashtag was mentioned 95,000 times in three days, after receiving zero attention in the prior month.

Twitter removes nearly 6,000 accounts spreading Saudi-backed propaganda

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Many of the tweets spouting anti-Qatar and anti-Iranian messaging, often in Arabic.

Seizure-triggering attack is stark example of how social media can be weaponized

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

An attack focused on people following the Epilepsy Foundation's Twitter account shows that even normal use of a social media platform can be used for harm.

Federal cyber chief: Supply chain security against foreign influence needs work

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

But there aren't a lot of answers on how to do that, Grant Schneider says.

European police remove 26,000 pieces of Islamic State content from social media

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Accused terrorists long have exploited algorithms to capitalize on users’ attention.

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