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Did you give love to Russian Trolls? Facebook will tell you.

Facebook said it will release a feature that lets users see if they liked pages associated with the Internet Research Agency, a Russian troll outfit. 

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Inside the Equifax Hack, Facebook’s Problem with Authoritarianism & ASPertise harnesses Asperger’s Syndrome

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (19.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Email | TuneIn | RSS | https://www.securityledger.com/subscribeIn-brief: In this week’s podcast, Security Ledger Editor in Chief Paul Roberts talks with noted security researcher Robert “RSnake” Hansen about the data breach at Equifax and why the company’s response to it was so lacking. Also: Chris Sumner of the Online Privacy Foundation talks about why Facebook is a killer app for information operations and we talk to the president of ASPertise: a consulting firm by and of professionals with Aspergers and Autism spectrum disorders.

Episode 62: Equifax Breach, Facebook Fake News and ASPertise

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:45 — 19.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Email | RSSSecurity Ledger Editor in Chief Paul Roberts talks the news of the week including Robert “RSnake” Hansen on the Equifax data breach, Chris Sumner of Online Privacy Association on Facebook’s analysis of fake news operations and ASPertise: a consulting firm that specializes in hiring professionals with Aspergers and Autism spectrum disorders.

Facebook: Russia’s Hand in Disinformation Campaign That Reached Millions

In-brief: Facebook said thousands of ads that ran on its site in 2015 and 2016 have links to Russian information operations. The ads were designed to foment discord around a range of issues. 

Podcast: Facebook Makes a Stand. But can Fake News be stopped?

In-brief: Facebook on Thursday unveiled a new initiative to stamp out disinformation and ‘fake news,’ but University of Washington researcher Kate Starbird, who is studying online ‘counter narratives’ says that conspiracy theories and ‘truthers’ may be here to stay.