Category Archives: Cyber security

What We Know and Don’t Know About Election Hacking – plus What We Don’t Know We Don’t Know.

by Clare Malone of FiveThirtyEight When talk of Russian interference in U.S. elections comes up, much of the focus has been on state-sponsored trolls on Facebook and Twitter. Special Counsel Robert Mueller recently indicted a number of these actors, and … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Botnets, Cyber security, Democracy, Democrats, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Hacking, Political parties, Politics, Republicans, Robots, Russia, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis, Trolls, United States

Bitcoin Out! Why Google Finally Banned Bitcoin Advertisements

Why Google Finally Banned Bitcoin Advertisements – From Fake Bitcoin Robots to ICO scams, a ban was necessary. The crackdown on cryptocurrencies has begun. From Facebook and Twitter to Google – advertising Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been banned! Just days … Continue reading

Posted in Bitcoin, Crypto, Cyber security, Hacking, Ransomware, Robots

How can I tell if my info was shared with Cambridge Analytica?

From the Facebook website: Recently, we shared information about the potential misuse of your Facebook data by apps and websites. We also shared plans for how we’re taking action to prevent this from happening in the future. Check below to … Continue reading

Posted in Cambridge Analytica, Cyber security, Facebook

When Will The World End? Artificial Intelligence Scientists Discuss Doomsday Plans In Arizona Desert

By Juliana Rose Pignataro Scientists have begun actively preparing for the end of the world. A group of experts met in the Arizona desert to discuss potential nightmare scenarios that could take place in the future and how humanity might … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Controversial, Cyber security, Science, Technology

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

By Craig Timberg The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining … Continue reading

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