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AI news trending on Google

To those interested in known news bits on the technology of Artificial Intelligence, here some fuel for thought. According to a report published in New York Post, a woman located in the same city has married a virtual man generated to the Artificial Intelligence. The woman named Rosanna Ramos, mother of two children, married a […]

Facebook to ask for ID Proof to stop the spread of fake news

For one year, the social media giant Facebook(FB) has been asking its users to submit some sort of ID proofs to prove their identity of existence. And this includes submission of any of the following identification proofs like green cards, passport numbers, license, bank statement, social security number, medical insurance number, driver’s license, Tribal identification […]

Hackers spreading fake news to induce fight between the US and Poland

According to Lt. General Chris G Cavoli of the United States, some polish websites came under the influence of cyberattacks aimed at Damaging Poland’s military alliance with North America. Gen. Cavoli said that the servers of national and regional polish websites were being influenced by some state-funded hackers who were trying to spread misinformation by […]

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google face ban in the UK

Online services which fail to curb the circulation of harmful content on their respective platforms could soon face a ban in the UK. This includes the blockage of website services like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google. The proposal is designed in lines with the web reforms being practiced in China and so could soon face a […]

Russia hacks UK Charity firm set up to thwart Fake news

Hackers who are being funded by Russian Intelligence is said to have recently targeted a UK charity which was established to counter disinformation spread from the region of Russia. The National Crime Agency in association with NCSC, a cyber unit of GCHQ is said to be conducting an investigation into the incident and Prima Facie […]

Elon Musk Company Open AI proves that AI can spin fake news

Tesla chief Elon Musk’s company OpenAI has offered a demonstration to the world on how the technology of Artificial Intelligence can be smartly utilized to spin fake news. Publishing an example on this note on last Thursday, OpenAI offered a demo on how its system can produce fake news articles which look authentic only with […]

Youtube and Twitter to go with FIDO U2F keys for User Security

In order to take down fake and abusive content from their respective platforms, YouTube and Twitter are willing to opt FIDO U2F Keys by early next year. But security analysts suggest that the implementation of such high-security standards will take a lot of time and will also need user/s endorsement which is not possible in […]

Trend Micro survey says that companies in Asia Pacific are extremely vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Cyber Criminals are targeting companies operating in Asia Pacific region the most and this was confirmed in a survey conducted by Trend Micro. The Security Firm also added in its report that outdated software and hardware are the main reason for criminals to target companies from the said region. The Philippines accounts for 35.7 % […]

Facebook was paid by Russia for Fake News!

All these days, the US media accused Russia of influencing US 2016 Polls with various marketing gimmicks. Now the news is out that the leader of Russian Federation paid Mark Zuckerberg’s company Facebook a sum of $100,000 for circulating fake news during the US polls. The idea was to polarize the views of America populace […]

McAfee proves that Russia used ‘Fake News’ to influence 2016 US Election voters

McAfee which released a recent report on security threats has confirmed that Russian hackers influenced the US 2016 Poll results by propelling fake news to distract and confuse voters. This led to the crowding of genuine information that could have better guided their decisions. Vincent Weafer, Vice President of McAfee Labs said that such incidents […]

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