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Identify fake news and prevent its sharing

Avast Blog – 3.20.19 (3.19.20)

While the internet is a wonderful tool for expressing your opinion instantly, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that people are quick to confuse opinions with hard, proven facts, thus spreading fake news. Many, many websites are fueled on attracting clicks as an almost blind reaction. Furthermore, have you ever shared a piece that you hadn’t even entirely read? When you decide to share, or “like” a story, you should maybe think twice about what it’s talking about and if it’s worth sharing. Our web is only as good as the content we put out and propagate.

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Blue Hexagon AI Swats Down AI Cyberattacks in Blink of Eye

NVIDIA Blog – 3.15.19 (3.14.19)

Cyberattacks are coming at a blinding pace: at least four new malware variants are created each second, according to security researchers. Hundreds of millions of people use services that have been hacked. Traditional security isn’t keeping up.

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iOS Phishing Scam Steals Facebook Logins

Avast Blog – 3.14.19 (3.12.19)

A new cyber-scam collecting social media account logins is making its way through iOS devices, fooling users with its realistic-looking login process, which is really a video simulation. Unsuspecting victims are entering their Facebook credentials into the fake login screen, which then sends the credentials straight to the malware’s C&C (command and control server).

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