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Misinformation stories - Page 2

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The three horsemen of cyber risks: misinformation, disinformation, and fake news
Thu, 4th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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misinformation
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fake news
Misleading information has emerged as one of the leading cyber risks in our society, affecting political leaders and the economy, says new study.
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Trump social media ban too little, too late
Mon, 11th Jan 2021
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social media
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politics
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misinformation
Social media's suspension of Trump does little to combat online misinformation, says Reset Australia's Chris Cooper.
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Australians fear COVID-19 misinformation threat - study
Tue, 29th Dec 2020
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data leak
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misinformation
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covid-19
Misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines on social media is feared to hinder Australia's vaccination efforts, according to a new poll.
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Four security threats affecting FSIs in 2020
Thu, 5th Nov 2020
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advanced persistent threat protection
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inventory management systems
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cybersecurity
The 2020 Future Cyber Threats report by Accenture highlights six extreme threats to the global financial services sector. Here are four of them.
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Misinformation on the rise, organisations consider how best to respond
Mon, 31st Aug 2020
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ddos
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advanced persistent threat protection
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neustar
Increase in misinformation and fake domains leads organisations to perceive the threat level as 'very significant', says new report.
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Deepfakes the 'next wave of concern' - but can law really stomp it out?
Tue, 21st May 2019
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new zealand law foundation
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regulation
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misinformation
Study urges measured approach to deepfake regulation, stressing analysis of NZ's existing laws first.
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Facebook fights fake news ahead of Africa elections
Thu, 14th Feb 2019
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elections
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whatsapp
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facebook
Facebook Africa is deploying local fact-checkers and improving digital literacy to combat misinformation ahead of elections across the continent.
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Twitter bots create a third of the world's misinformation
Wed, 21st Nov 2018
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ddos
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auckland university
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twitter
Lies, fake news and misinformation – this is the age of the internet, and Twitter bots are largely responsible for perpetrating it.
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Facebook tackles the wildfire of misinformation plaguing your newsfeed
Thu, 10th Aug 2017
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facebook
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misinformation
Facebook takes additional steps to combat the spread of misinformation and remove cloaked ads, banning advertisers who use this technique.
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Youth turning to search engines for advice
Fri, 23rd May 2014
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martech
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seo
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it in healthcare
Youth are more likely to seek advice from search engines than from family, friends and professionals, finds a Colmar Brunton survey commissioned by Youthline.
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The Eyeball Hunt
Mon, 1st Feb 2010
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twitter
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social networking
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misinformation
Are citizen journalism and social networking eroding the credibility of news? Online news increasingly raises concerns over reliability.