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West Virginia reported unusual cyber activity targeting its election systems. The Texas governor said the state was encountering attempted "attacks" at the rate of "10,000 times a minute" from Iran. Information technology staff in Las Vegas responded to an intrusion, though the city says no data was stolen.
Despite escalating pressure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Facebook reaffirmed its freewheeling policy on political ads Jan 9, saying it won’t ban them, won’t fact-check them and won’t limit how they can be targeted to specific groups of people.
Facebook has decided not to limit how political ads can be targeted to specific groups of people, as its main digital-ad rival Google did in November to fight misinformation. Neither will it ban political ads outright, as Twitter did last October. And it still won't fact check them, as it's faced pressure to do.
Facebook Inc’s new policy to address "deepfake” videos came under fire from some lawmakers and disinformation experts who say it fails to address other kinds of online manipulation.
Popular video-sharing app TikTok issued a broad ban on Wednesday against "misleading information" that could cause harm to its community or the public, setting itself apart from rivals like Facebook which say that they do not want to be arbiters of truth.
A senior Facebook executive on Jan 7 said the world's biggest social network unintentionally helped put Donald Trump in the White House but warned against dramatic rule changes.
As Indonesia celebrated its National Heroes' Day last year, official military social media accounts lavished praise on Corporal Yunanto Nugroho for the "myriad awards he has won in the field of IT".
A former Google executive running for US Senate called Jan 2 for tough regulation of tech titans, accusing the Internet giant of straying from its "don't be evil" path.
A US federal investigation didn’t turn up any evidence that cyber attacks were responsible for computer errors that disrupted voting in a North Carolina county in 2016.