Three weeks after Election Day 2016, the Kremlin officially floated a theory that would ultimately lead to only the third presidential impeachment in U.S. history.
An investigation found that a former Fox News executive hired Macedonians to write culturally and politically divisive content for his websites.
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It's pump and dump in a bull market, short and distort in a bear one.
Security expert Willis McDonald of Nisos talked with Clark.com and told us there’s no way to stay completely safe from criminals looking to compromise your financial accounts. But Chromebooks come pretty darn close.
“A Chromebook is not inherently more secure than other devices, but you are less likely to get infected using the Chromebook than you would, say, a Windows machine,” McDonald says. “Criminals don’t target Chromebooks as much because they’re not running on a popular operating system.”
Meanwhile, USA Today notes the Chromebook’s operating system also mitigates virus risk by disallowing the installation of traditional program or applications. And during each reboot, the Chromebook ensures software integrity and repairs any intrusions if necessary.
Typosquatting remains a vulnerability for phishing attacks against companies.
Russians and others won't stay out of 2020. But they'll be able to amplify US-created disinformation and have more time to disrupt 2020 in other ways.
We live in an age of heightened interpersonal conflict, stress and anxiety in the workplace. One of the fallouts of all of this is data theft. According to Verizon's 2019 Insider Threat Report, insider threat actors are prevalent in many industries, and the causes range from personal gain (such as selling sensitive data on the black market) to a disgruntled employee who lashes out in retaliation for a perceived slight. An employee may also unknowingly become a pawn in an external actor’s game of gaining access or, more likely, they may be simply careless in their use of technology.
The hashtag #BoycottOliveGarden went viral this week on Twitter, amid claims that the Italian restaurant chain was helping to fund President Trump’s reelection campaign. The problem, according to the restaurant and independent researchers, is that it’s just not true.
Disinformation attacks create the perfect storm on a global level by traversing hemispheres and social classes in a matter of moments.
While disinformation is getting a lot of attention in security circles, the discussion primarily tends to be in the context of election security. However, hacking social media accounts, or creating fake accounts, to post false messages about a company is absolutely a disinformation campaign.