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How YouTube Plans to Fight Propaganda

YouTube has recently devised a strategy to weed out the black sheep from the white sheep in regard to news sources. More accurately, the video streaming platform will label state broadcasters on its platform as part of its plan to…

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Microsoft Blames the Government for WannaCry

WannaCry ransomware, which caused havoc in the summer of 2017, is a computer virus that infected and spread across 150 countries. According to Forbes, it affected the systems of 48…

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How YouTube Plans to Fight Propaganda

YouTube has recently devised a strategy to weed out the black sheep from the white sheep in regard to news sources. More accurately, the video streaming platform will label state…

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China’s Largest Mobile Messaging App Not Welcomed in Russia

On May 4, Russia’s federal censor blocked WeChat, China’s largest mobile messaging app. According to Roskomnadzor, WeChat failed to register with the federal government as an “information-dissemination organizer,” which is technically…

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Facebook Leaves Microsoft in Its Dust

In case you didn’t know, Microsoft and Facebook have officially ended their relationship, again. In what started out as a good partnership, Facebook has officially disabled Facebook Connect, which was…

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Founder of ‘Silk Road’ Sentenced to Life in Prison

The mastermind behind “Silk Road,” Ross Ulbricht, has been found guilty on seven charges, including drug trafficking, computer hacking, and money laundering. He was handed five sentences that include two for…

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New Breaking Bad Computer Ransomware

Researchers at Symantec have identified a new CryptoLocker ransomware as Trojan.Cryptolocker.S. This new ransomware is targeting people in Australia; it will encrypt images, videos, documents, and more on victims’ computers.…