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Artificial Intelligence helps Facebook takedown 6.5 billion fake accounts

Facebook(FB), the social media giant of the world has announced that it has taken the help of Artificial Intelligence technology to fight fake accounts. In fact, in a recent report released by the Mark Zuckerberg led company said that its newly developed Machine Learning tools have made it’s digital blue-pencil teams takedown over 6.5 billion […]

Trump might start his own Internet

US President Donald Trump has expressed his desire to start his own ‘World Wide Web’ network to counter misinformation (according to him) or fake news spread by CNN on International Level. Mr. Trump expressed his desire to do so via Twitter on Monday which goes on as follows- CNN has a powerful voice portraying the […]

Cyber Attack news trending now

1.) A research published in the journal Nature Communications says that the 2016 US elections were influenced by fake news spread by 6% of Twitter Bots. The numbers from Facebook aren’t available now. But the study confirms that a lot of accounts (1 million Approx) which have been suspended in March this year by the […]

Fake Twitter scam promises Cryptocurrency earnings

Twitter IDs operating across the world including the ones operated by the government agencies are reportedly falling prey to a new ponzi scam where scamsters are promising cryptocurrency earnings to those who transfer them 0.01BTC. The tweets which are being witnessed on renowned and verified accounts states “We are celebrating and giving away N Bitcoins […]

Facebook needs to explain this to the World

A survey conducted on 20,000 secondary school pupil says that 1 in 5 children- some as young as 10- are creating social media accounts that they keep a secret from their parents. A vast majority of the fake accounts are said to prevailing on Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram which heightens fears that X-rated content is […]

How to spot fake Twitter Accounts

As Mid Term Elections in the US is fast approaching, Twitter which touts itself as one of the leading social media platforms has issued tips to spot fake Twitter accounts through which fake news is usually found propagating. The social media giant has issued an election integrity framework on Monday where it stated new guidelines […]

SECURITY HEADLINES: HACKERS, BREACHES AND FAKE NEWS

This post was originally published here by  (ISC)² Management. Just what we need…another NFL controversy. Only this time, NFL players’ personal data was leaked. 1,200 Football Players’ Personal Data Exposed In NFL Leak — Colin Kaepernick Included The breach heard round the world – The Inside Story of Equifax’s Massive Data Breach Take a look inside the massive […]

Apple offers Safari Browser update to tackle fake ransomware

Apple Inc has issued a software update to tackle the circulation of a fake ransomware attack which demands money in order to unlock the handset’s Safari browser. As per the report published by security firm LookOut, the ransomware attack is fake and clearing the browser cache was actually sufficient to restore full access. The Victims […]

Hackers are using fake data to alter critical databases

A new cyber threat is on the horizon where hackers are using fake data to alter critical databases such as stock markets and soil fertility metrics to pronounce devastating consequences. The sabotaged data could not only spell a doom on a temporary note but could also kick off actions that played out over months and […]

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