The Sunburst Hack Was Massive and Devastating
  • 29 December 2020
The attack gave the perpetrators access to numerous key American business and government organizations.
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YouTube and YouTube TV Experience Outage
  • 11 November 2020
The YouTube website appeared to be functional, but videos weren't available to be played by...
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How Twitter’s Trending Function Can Go Haywire
  • 29 October 2020
Twitter users were clamoring for Chris Pratt to be canceled because of his support of...
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Facebook Is Tilting the Political Playing Field More Than Ever, And It’s No Accident
  • 28 October 2020
The platform is optimized for boosting politically conservative voices calling for fascism, separatism and xenophobia.
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Researchers Are Preparing for the Coming Wave of Deepfake Propaganda
  • 9 October 2020
Deepfakes are here to stay. Managing disinformation and protecting the public will be more challenging...
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Feds To Launch 3-Digit Suicide Prevention Phone Number
  • 17 July 2020
Americans in crisis should continue using 1-800-273-TALK (8255) until the transition is complete.
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How Fake Accounts Constantly Manipulate What You See on Social Media
  • 24 June 2020
Platforms have been slow to act. Sadly, misinformation and disinformation drives usage and is good...
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Kosovar Facebook Pages Use Coronavirus Fears, ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Memes To Trick American Followers
  • 10 April 2020
Networks from the Balkans nation are deploying divisive content and patriotic nostalgia, echoing past foreign...
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Social Media Fuels Wave of Coronavirus Misinformation
  • 6 April 2020
Social media users focus on popularity, not accuracy.
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Firefly Aerospace Execs Deny Involvement in Shady Dating Sites. Let’s Look at the Facts.
  • 27 February 2020
Responses to Snopes’ two-year investigation into links between deceptive dating websites and the space startup...
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The Census Goes Digital – 3 Things to Know
  • 25 February 2020
Digital responses would be cheaper to collect but would also likely carry significant risks.
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Out-of-Context Photos Are a Powerful Low-Tech Form of Misinformation
  • 15 February 2020
Have some healthy skepticism when you encounter images online.
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