Facebook’s own employees worried they were bamboozling children who racked up hundreds, and sometimes even thousands, of dollars in game charges, documents show.
Hacking, the National Security Agency and cyberwarfare
They didn’t vote … now they can’t
Georgia purged an estimated 107,000 people largely for not voting, an APM Reports investigation shows.
Who gets to vote?
The 2018 Georgia governor’s race has become a battleground for many of America’s most pressing concerns about democracy.
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Palo Alto Networks avoids disclosing diversity data despite shareholder vote
The cybersecurity company used a controversial workaround to avoid disclosing diversity data after a majority of shareholders voted for disclosure.
How an army of Twitter bots almost created a major political pundit
To get the true story behind the bot army accused of bolstering Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, “60 Minutes” turned to someone who has spent years mastering the art of deploying fake social media accounts – and uses a fake name.
How to stay safe online: A cybersecurity guide for political activists
To be both safe and effective, thinking deeply about one’s own cybersecurity practices is essential.
This is how America’s presidential election could be hacked
The recent Democratic National Committee email hack didn’t just create chaos for both parties. It also shows what another country can do if it wants to mess with our elections.
Deportation stalls for Chinese woman linked to US security breach
Espionage concerns loom over a debate among federal agencies about how to argue for the woman’s deportation in an immigration court – and whether to use potentially classified information against her.
Post-Paris push against encryption has been long coming
The law enforcement community has long been searching for a wedge to try to change the tenor of the public debate over privacy and surveillance since Edward Snowden’s leaks about mass surveillance programs in 2013, and activity in the wake of the Paris attacks is no exception.
Contrary to claims, police wiretaps threatened by encryption are down
American law enforcement officials argue the Paris attacks show need for “backdoors” that enable government surveillance in computing devices and software despite a drop in requests for wiretaps on encrypted communications.