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FaceApp, the Russian-backed app that ages you, has a serious privacy risk

Despite its popularity, FaceApp is no stranger to controversy. A previous version of the app received backlash when it allowed users to change their...
Happening Now July 18, 2019

Kim's Take: Russia is unplugging from the internet

In a hurry? Tap or click to listen to this story in less than a minute! You may have heard that Russia is disconnecting...
Columns February 13, 2019

Weird News: Russian hacker is taking over routers for good reasons

The world today can seem like a scary place. Hackers and scammers seem to be everywhere just trying to steal our money, identities, medical...
Happening Now October 17, 2018

Facebook dumps more than 600 fake political propaganda accounts

The closer we get to the November midterm elections the more we are likely to hear about countries trying to influence them. At this...
Happening Now August 23, 2018

Uh oh, electronic voting machines are not difficult to hack into

A central tenet of democracy is open and fair elections, with the people being the ones who decide who is in charge. That is...
Happening Now August 16, 2018

Instagram accounts are being hijacked with help of Russian email addresses

Back in the day there was Live Journal, which was followed by MySpace. Facebook soon took over as the go-to social media platform, and...
Happening Now August 15, 2018

These posts were fake on Facebook - did you 'Like' them?

Earlier this week Facebook alerted us to the fact that it had discovered pages and accounts that were being used in a coordinated misinformation...
Happening Now August 1, 2018

Facebook discovers, deletes accounts aimed at election

As the November midterm elections continue to creep closer, you can expect to hear more about attempts to meddle, interfere in or even hack...
Happening Now July 31, 2018

U.S. military warned some software may be compromised

With the ever-growing presence of state-sponsored cyberattacks, there's a growing concern that these campaigns, small and large, all lead to a weaponized cyberattack that...
Happening Now July 30, 2018

Russian hackers reported to have infiltrated U.S. electric utilities

The ever-growing threat of state-sponsored cyberattacks against the U.S. is a clear indication that cyber warfare will more than likely play a big role in...
Happening Now July 24, 2018
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