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Fake news campaigns orchestrated by pro-Russian actors are thriving ahead of the US elections, stoking concerns of a repeat of the large-scale interference that disrupted 2016’s ballot, says cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc.
Our lives continue to be enriched by the Internet – you could, for instance, borrow books via WhatsApp now – but it’s also rife with scams.
Zhang Yiming is the little-known Chinese entrepreneur who built TikTok into one of the most promising franchises on the Internet. Now the brainy, combative founder is under pressure to save the business from Trump administration threats.
Twitter’s decision to crack down on the conspiracy-theory mongering of QAnon underscores the loose-knit group’s increasing reach into the mainstream of US politics.
Twitter Inc has alerted a European Union data protection watchdog about the cyberattack it fell victim to last week, days after the company said hackers had targeted just some 130 accounts and didn’t steal any passwords.
Facebook has started adding informational labels to all posts about voting by federal elected officials and candidates in the US, as it said it would do. But the move appears to be sowing confusion rather than dispelling it.
Facebook Inc on Tuesday placed a “voting info” label on a post by US president Donald Trump that said mail-in voting would lead to a “CORRUPT ELECTION”.
Twitter Inc revealed hackers targeted just 130 accounts during the cyberattack this week that compromised some of the world’s most recognisable people, though no passwords were stolen.
Russian state intelligence is hacking international research centres that are racing to develop a Covid-19 vaccine, the UK, US and Canadian governments said.
As Twitter Inc grapples with the worst security breach in its 14-year history, it must now uncover whether its employees were victims of sophisticated phishing schemes or if they deliberately allowed hackers to access high-profile accounts.