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Microsoft: Russians trying to influence European elections

Microsoft: Russians trying to influence European elections

According to Microsoft, recent hacker attacks aimed at European democratic organisations have their origins in the hacker group Fancy Bear. This group is said to have links with the Russian intelligence services and focuses on civil society. The hackers seem to be hoping to influence the May Europea... Read more

date4 years ago
Three largest political parties Australia victim of hack attack

Three largest political parties Australia victim of hack attack

With only a few weeks to go before the elections, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that the country's three largest political parties have been hacked. This is a hack from a party that probably works on behalf of a government, although it is not certain which country and with w... Read more

date4 years ago
Firefox election toolkit protects users from fake news

Firefox election toolkit protects users from fake news

Mozilla has announced an "election bundle". With this bundle, users can protect themselves against misinformation and misleading advertisements in the run-up to the American elections in Novenber. That's what Venturebeat reports. On Monday, Firefox launches a special version of its election browser,... Read more

date4 years ago
Facebook takes extra measures to prevent manipulation of elections

Facebook takes extra measures to prevent manipulation of elections

After the experiences of the previous American Presidential elections, in which fake news was disseminated on social media and attempts were made to hack into the accounts of political candidates and campaign employees, Facebook is now taking additional measures. Facebook will come up with a pilot i... Read more

date4 years ago