Category social mdeia

The Dark New World Of Leaks, Rumors And Deadly Hybrid War

Column: The dark new world of leaks, rumours and deadly hybrid war in.reuters.com · by Peter Apps 7 Min Read LONDON (Reuters) – As Britain ponders the fallout from leaked diplomatic telegrams from its ambassador to Washington, it ponders an awkward question. Was the so-called “special relationship” deliberately sabotaged by Britain’s own officials or politicians releasing the […]

Is Flawless Digital Anonymity Possible? Famed Hacker & Cyber Security Guru Kevin Mitnick On The Art Of Invisibility & “How To Hide Your Digital Tracks & Stay Hidden Online”

Is Flawless Digital Anonymity Possible? Famed Hacker & Cyber Security Guru Kevin Mitnick On The Art Of Invisibility & “How To Hide Your Digital Tracks & Stay Hidden Online”   www.fortunascorner.com      That’s the question David Balban explores in his April 2, 2019 online article on the cyber security and technology website, HackRead.com. He begins, “Let’s […]

How To Stop Emails From Spying On You

How to stop emails from spying on you https://www.fastcompany.com/90325898/how-to-stop-email-trackers-pixels Companies have been hiding read receipts in your emails for decades. Now everyone’s doing it. Here’s how to shut that down. Make no mistake about it: Companies want to know everything you do online, whether it’s when you post to social media, or what subject you’re […]

The U.S. Military Is Dusting Off This Cold War Tactic In Hopes Of Catching Russia Off Guard

The US military is dusting off this Cold War tactic in hopes of catching Russia off guard Business Insider · by Ryan Pickrell · March 29, 2019 The US Army recently deployed hundreds of soldiers to Europe with almost no notice, part of a strategy reminiscent of its Cold War approach to fighting, Stars and Stripes reported. Rapid mobilization, […]

White House Drafts Order To Probe Google, Facebook Practices

White House Drafts Order To Probe Google, Facebook Practices bloombergquint.com · by Ben Brody (Bloomberg) — The White House is considering a draft executive order for President Donald Trump that would instruct federal antitrust and law enforcement agencies to open probes into the practices of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc., and other social media companies. Bloomberg News […]

China Is Going To New Lengths To Surveil Its Own Citizens

Excerpts: China Is Going to New Lengths to Surveil Its Own CitizensNew tech—including drones disguised as birds—can be a nightmare for Muslims in particular.BY SIGAL SAMUELTHE ATLANTIC By Read, www.defenseone.com View Original AP Photo/Ng Han Guan AA Font size + Print In this Nov. 4, 2017 photo, residents walk past a statue showing Mao Zedong near billboards […]

Deepfakes Are Coming. And They’re Dangerous.

http://time.com/5342562/donald-trump-vladimir-putin-summit-crisis-cover/ Deepfakes Are Coming. And They’re Dangerous. weeklystandard.com · by JENNA LIFHITS    · July 20, 2018 Technology is making it easier and easier to create the impression that someone said or did something that, in reality, they did not. For malicious actors armed with that impersonation software, the possibilities for havoc are endless: political sabotage, humiliating […]

The Next Cyber Battleground: Defending The U.S. Power Grid From Russian Hackers

David Maxwell Comment:  “And from China, north Korea, and Iran.  And woe be it to us if these four ever synchronize their activities (both physical cyber actions – e.g., attack of infrastructure, and influence activities to sow dissent and discord among the American people).” Thursday, July 19, 2018 – 12:00am The Next Cyber Battleground Defending […]

Military Intelligence, Fake Online Personas, Fake Local News: How Russia Targeted U.S. Elections – EU vs DISINFORMATION

Military Intelligence, Fake Online Personas, Fake Local News: How Russia Targeted US Elections – EU vs DISINFORMATION euvsdisinfo.eu On Friday 13 July, the US Justice Department took a further step in their investigation of Russian meddling into the 2016 US Presidential election by indicting 12 Russian officials. Previously, 13 Russian citizens as well as the Internet […]

Social Engineering As A Threat To Societies: The Cambridge Analytica Case

Conclusion:   Of course, it can be difficult in today’s information age to determine what is real and what is meant to manipulate our beliefs. Online platforms such as Facebook enable malicious actors to socially engineer users on a large scale, at relatively low costs. Entire societies, rather than just groups of individuals, can be […]