In the age of the perpetual news cycle and digital media, the risks that stem from the fake news problem are all too real. Every day brings a deluge of news content that competes for our attention and spans everything from politics, health, sports, climate change to the war in Ukraine. The endless amount and … More Fake news – why do people believe it?
How can you tell fact from fiction and avoid falling for and spreading falsehoods about the war in Ukraine? The situation in Ukraine has led to a torrent of fake news, misinformation and disinformation being spread on social media. The fabricated, manipulated and otherwise false and misleading content and narratives reach a global audience and … More True or false? How to spot – and stop – fake news
Footage defined as parody or satire will be permitted, as the social network isn’t slamming the door on all types of manipulated media. Facebook is rolling out a new set of rules aimed at curbing the spread of manipulated media as the specter of highly convincing deepfake videos looms large over not only the US … More Facebook bans deepfakes but not all altered content
ESET’s expert predictions on the key cybersecurity challenges that are expected to impact consumers and businesses in 2020 and beyond: #1: The fog of fake news thickens The term “fake news” rose to fame thanks to the outcry surrounding the manipulation of information in the 2016 US election, and this will doubtless be a topic … More 2020: 5 Key Cybersecurity Trends
The world is changing in front of our eyes. Where facts, truth and honesty were once our most valuable assets, nowadays alternative-facts, post-truths and outright lies reign. Unfortunately, the cybersecurity business is no exception to this trend. Even worse, with all the recent advances in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), … More Fighting post-truth with reality in cybersecurity