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March 08, 2019
Facebook and Twitter executives say finding a pattern of malicious activity is more effective in identifying bad actors on sites than looking at the misleading information itself.
October 12, 2018
The recent Facebook breach affected 20 million fewer accounts than was previously thought. The company now says 29 million accounts had data exposed to attackers.
August 24, 2018
News roundup: Social media platforms shut down accounts spreading misinformation. The Facebook accounts deleted were tied to Iran, Russia. Plus, Ryuk ransomware spreads, and more.
August 10, 2018
News roundup: New WhatsApp vulnerabilities enabled hackers to alter messages sent in the app. Plus, the PGA was hit with a ransomware attack, and more.
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