In this weeks podcast, we delve into the myriad challenges to election security with Sam Small, the Chief Security Officer at the firm ZeroFOX
A survey of security professionals who have attended Black Hat reveals fears for From the 2020 Election, U.S. infrastructure
Russia isn’t the only nation using social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to spread its political message across in the United States; China also is using social media–albeit in different ways–to sway public opinion and make the Communist country look favorable to the American public, research has found. China’s state-sponsored media is using English-language social-media operations–including targeted advertisements on Facebook–to push positive propaganda about the country to American users, according to a new assessment from security intelligence firm Recorded Future. It’s already well known that Russia has used U.S. social media to sway not just public opinion but also results in the 2006 U.S. presidential election. Now the research takes a deeper dive into how China is doing something similar, although to support a different political agenda, according to a blog post outlining the findings by Recorded Future’s Insikt Group. “These differences in technique are driven by dissimilar […]
A Russian cyber criminal going by the name of “C0rpz” is believed to be the source of a massive trove of over one billion online credentials known as “Collection 1,” the firm Recorded Future reports.
LinkedIn Wednesday blamed an issue with its job ingestion tool–not Russian hackers or an online scam–as the reason the business social network was erroneously posting jobs located in Russia for a number of U.S.-based companies.