Category social media

Russia And China (And Iran) Target U.S. Protests On Social Media

Russia and China (And Iran) target US protests on social media Politico · by Mark Scott · June 1, 2020 Russia and China are flooding social media with content targeting the ongoing unrest and violence in the United States, according to an analysis of recent Twitter posts by POLITICO. Since May 30, government officials, state-backed media outlets and […]

Silicon Valley’s Control Virus

Silicon Valley’s Control Virus The tech industry’s Chinese surveillance solution to the Wuhan virus. Thu Apr 30, 2020      Daniel Greenfield https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2020/04/silicon-valleys-control-virus-daniel-greenfield/ Silicon Valley was both the epicenter of one of the country’s first Wuhan Virus outbreaks, hosting the 2nd case in California and the 7th in the country, and of the technological tools of the lockdown, from contact tracing […]

Over 530.000 Zoom Account Credentials Are Up For Sale On The Dark Web; Includes Email Addresses, Passwords, Links To Personal Meetings, And Host Keys 

Over 530.000 Zoom Account Credentials Are Up For Sale On The Dark Web; Includes Email Addresses, Passwords, Links To Personal Meetings, And Host Keys    https://fortunascorner.com      Sudais Asif for the cyber security and technology website, HackRead, is reporting (April 14) that over 530,000 Zoom video account credentials are up for sale on the Dark […]

Cyber Criminals Selling Video-Teleconferencing Credentials On The Dark Web — Including 2,300 Usernames And Passwords From Zoom Video; Camera And Microphone/Eavesdropping Is Occurring — China May Combine Info With Purloined OPM Breach Material

Cyber Criminals Selling Video-Teleconferencing Credentials On The Dark Web — Including 2,300 Usernames And Passwords From Zoom Video; Camera And Microphone/Eavesdropping Is Occurring — China May Combine Info With Purloined OPM Breach Material   https://fortunascorner.com      Last week, I wrote an article posted to this blog about the vulnerabilities of video teleconferencing darling — […]

Everything Must Go: Cybercriminal Forums Offer Discounts During Pandemic

Everything must go: Cybercriminal forums offer discounts during pandemic – CyberScoop cyberscoop.com · by Sean Lyngaas · April 9, 2020 Written by Sean Lyngaas Apr 9, 2020 | CYBERSCOOPCountless legitimate businesses are offering discounts or altering their services to turn a profit during the coronavirus pandemic. Cybercriminal forums are no different. More than 500 posts on forums tracked by […]

China And Huawei Propose Reinvention Of The Internet

The proposal has caused concerns among western countries including the UK, Sweden and the US, who believe the system would splinter the global internet and give state-run internet service providers granular control over citizens’ internet use. It has gained the support of Russia, and potentially Saudi Arabia, according to western representatives at the ITU. “Below the surface, […]

TikTok, A Chinese Soft-Power Time Bomb In US Living Rooms?

TikTok, a Chinese soft-power time bomb in US living rooms? The coronavirus has fuelled explosive growth of the app, which now has 800 million users, few of whom will know it is owned by China’s ByteDance While videos of dancing teens may seem benign, there are growing fears in America it could be a Trojan […]

Russia Has A New Tool For Massive Internet Shutdown Attack, Leaked Documents Claim; Meanwhile Moscow Is Building Its Own Internal Internet That Is Disconnected From Western Access

Russia Has A New Tool For Massive Internet Shutdown Attack, Leaked Documents Claim; Meanwhile Moscow Is Building Its Own Internal Internet That Is Disconnected From Western Access   https://fortunascorner.com      Patrick Tucker posted a March 20, 2020 article to the national security and defense website, DefenseOne.com, warning that “Moscow’s latest cyber weapon would target a wider […]

The Dark Side Of Deepfake Artificial Intelligence And Virtual Influencers

Excerpts: There’s an emerging technology that is starting to gain traction in the tech world. Already featured in most major media networks, the role of deepfake artificial intelligence and virtual influencer (VI) touches on a variety of legal and ethical concerns that the business community should take notice of.  … If you’re experimenting with the use […]

Data From Behind Enemy Lines: How Russia May Have Used Twitter To Seize Crimea

Data from behind enemy lines: How Russia may have used Twitter to seize Crimea phys.org · by Christine Clark, University of California – San Diego Online discourse by users of social media suggests it can be used by governments as a source of military intelligence to estimate prospective casualties and costs incurred from occupying foreign territories. Credit: […]