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Mandiant researchers uncover significant new disinformation campaign
Tue 9 Aug 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ddos
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social media
Researchers from Mandiant say they have uncovered a significant disinformation campaign from the Chinese Government in the wake of U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.
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Surfshark releases fake news filter for Chrome and Firefox
Mon 7 Mar 2022
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vpn
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privacy
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In a bid to prevent the spread of misinformation, Surfshark has announced the release of its fake news warning (FNW) extension for Chrome and Firefox.
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The three horsemen of cyber risks: misinformation, disinformation, and fake news
Thu 4 Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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misinformation
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fake news
"To deal with these cyber risks, businesses and authorities need to establish cybersecurity practices and policies that can evolve and adapt to the multifaceted cyberthreats."
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New detection tool aims to catch Twitter bots in real time
Thu 21 May 2020
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twitter
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norton
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bots
Twitter recognises that it’s hard to tell just how much misinformation is out there on social media.
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From fake cures to 5G conspiracies: Fake news explodes during COVID-19 pandemic
Tue 21 Apr 2020
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5g
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wireless networks
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warwick business school
"It is vital that we use all the tools at our disposal to combat the spread of fake news and the huge damage it does."
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Kiwi ambivalence to fake news leads to millions lost to cyber criminals
Wed 18 Dec 2019
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cybersecurity
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nztech
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fake news
"With massive increases in scams and phishing, criminals are benefiting from Kiwis cyber ambivalence, stealing more than $3.8 million in the last quarter alone."
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Adobe, New York Times and Twitter announce content authenticity initiative
Tue 5 Nov 2019
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creative technologies
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martech
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adobe
Adobe is developing an opt-in system that will allow creators and publishers to securely attach attribution data to content they choose to share.
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Blackbird.AI launches solution to fight disinformation campaigns
Wed 30 Oct 2019
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ai
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blackbird.ai
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fake news
Technology, regulation, and education must work hand-in-hand to tackle disinformation threats now seen as the new normal.
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