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AI to customise cyber threats, predicts cybersecurity firm Gen
Gen predicts AI will customise and escalate cyber threats by 2024, making cybersecurity a daily life necessity.
Australian firm Kismet acquires Media.com to combat fake news
Kismet Group acquires Media.com to offer a platform combating misinformation and protecting users' reputation.
Mandiant researchers uncover significant new disinformation campaign
Chinese Government conducts disinformation campaign following Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, say researchers. 72 websites are reportedly involved.
Surfshark releases fake news filter for Chrome and Firefox
In a bid to prevent the spread of misinformation, Surfshark has announced the release of its fake news warning (FNW) extension for Chrome and Firefox.
The three horsemen of cyber risks: misinformation, disinformation, and fake news
Misleading information has emerged as one of the leading cyber risks in our society, affecting political leaders and the economy, says new study.
New detection tool aims to catch Twitter bots in real time
New bot-detecting tool, BotSight, helps Twitter users spot fake accounts in the fight against disinformation.
From fake cures to 5G conspiracies: Fake news explodes during COVID-19 pandemic
Fake news websites can be identified by their video streaming and advertising partners, according to research from Warwick Business School.
Kiwi ambivalence to fake news leads to millions lost to cyber criminals
NZTech warns: Kiwis struggle to discern fake news, risking $3.8m to scams.
Adobe, New York Times and Twitter announce content authenticity initiative
Adobe is developing an opt-in system that will allow creators and publishers to securely attach attribution data to content they choose to share.
Blackbird.AI launches solution to fight disinformation campaigns
Technology, regulation, and education must work hand-in-hand to tackle disinformation threats now seen as the new normal.