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Ransomware infected images on Facebook, LinkedIn could lead hackers to hijack user data

Ransomware infected images on Facebook, LinkedIn could lead hackers to hijack user data

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Tech Portal Ransomware infected images on Facebook , LinkedIn could lead hackers to hijack user data The Tech Portal Over the past couple days, the interwebs have been abuzz with the spread of a ransomware that isn't affecting your desktops via browser or OS-based vulnerabilities. Instead, the said image-based malware is said to spread [...]

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Secret Trade Proposal Would Give Facebook Free Reign to Censor by Algorithm

Secret Trade Proposal Would Give Facebook Free Reign to Censor by Algorithm

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Motherboard Secret Trade Proposal Would Give Facebook Free Reign to Censor by Algorithm Motherboard Facebook has long drawn ire over its tendency to censor users' posts based on its opaque standards. But under leaked proposals from a controversial European trade deal, the social network and other online services could be granted legal immunity when … …

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Locky Ransomware Via Facebook

Locky Ransomware Via Facebook

| November 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

ISBuzz News Locky Ransomware Via Facebook ISBuzz News “ Ransomware has certainly been a dominating trend in cyber in 2016, with the Infoblox DNS Threat Index reporting a 3,500 per cent increase in domains that either hosted or communicated with malicious ransomware downloads was recorded in the first … …

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Asia in 3 minutes: Facebooks censorship plan for China, Park Geun-hyes viagra and a Daimler boss fired for racist rant

Asia in 3 minutes: Facebooks censorship plan for China, Park Geun-hyes viagra and a Daimler boss fired for racist rant

| November 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

South China Morning Post Asia in 3 minutes: Facebook's censorship plan for China, Park Geun-hye's viagra and a Daimler boss fired for racist rant South China Morning Post Facebook has reportedly built a tool for geographically censoring posts on the leading social network as it seeks a path back into China. The New York Times [...]

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No entry since 2009: Facebook developing censorship tool to finally enter China

No entry since 2009: Facebook developing censorship tool to finally enter China

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

No entry since 2009: Facebook developing censorship tool to finally enter China Economic Times Facebook does not intend to suppress the posts itself. Instead, it would offer the software to enable a third party — in this case, most likely a partner Chinese company — to monitor popular stories and topics that bubble up as [...]

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Facebook crafts censorship tool to re-enter China: NYT

Facebook crafts censorship tool to re-enter China: NYT

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Reuters Facebook crafts censorship tool to re-enter China: NYT Reuters Facebook has quietly developed a censorship tool that could persuade China to allow the world's biggest social media network to re-enter the world's second largest economy after a seven-year ban, that's according to the New York Times. Ryan Brooks … …

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Facebook crafts censorship tool to re-enter China: NYT

Facebook crafts censorship tool to re-enter China: NYT

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Reuters Facebook crafts censorship tool to re-enter China: NYT Reuters Facebook has quietly developed a censorship tool that could persuade China to allow the world's biggest social media network to re-enter the world's second largest economy after a seven-year ban, that's according to the New York Times. Ryan Brooks … …

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Having Google and Facebook censor content is no way to stop fake news

Having Google and Facebook censor content is no way to stop fake news

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

As if the avalanche of misleading political advertisements weren’t bad enough, Internet users were subjected this year to a surge in supposed news stories about the presidential race that were even less truthful — in fact, much less truthful — than the 30-second spots aired by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. And yet millions of [...]

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Pressure grows on Facebook over censorship

Pressure grows on Facebook over censorship

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Electronic Intifada (blog) Pressure grows on Facebook over censorship The Electronic Intifada (blog) A Facebook spokesperson told The Intercept that the company complied with police requests to deactivate Gaines' account because her followers were “encouraging violence,” and their censorship aimed to prevent “physical harm or death.” In late September … …

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Facebook fake news: Zuckerberg details plans to combat problem

Facebook fake news: Zuckerberg details plans to combat problem

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

BetaNews Facebook fake news: Zuckerberg details plans to combat problem BBC News Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has outlined plans for how he hopes to combat fake news on the site. Facebook became mired in … Mr Zuckerberg posted details of several projects to “take misinformation seriously”, including methods for stronger … How will Facebook fight [...]

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