Information Security The 21st Century digital battle: how can we end fake news and who’s responsibility...

David Ingham, Digital Partner, Media & Entertainment, Cognizant discusses the ‘fake news’ phenomenon and, in an era dominated by internet …

News Facebook removes 137 accounts in action against disinformation and fake news

Facebook said it has removed 137 accounts from Facebook and Instagram that were operated by far-right activists in the UK …

News Daily Mail website branded unaccountable by fake news watchdog

Microsoft's Edge browser is warning visitors to the Daily Mail's website to exercise caution as the website has decisively failed …

Information Security What will the bad guys be getting up to in 2019?

Andrew Tsonchev, Director of Technology, Darktrace Industrial, writes that 2018 was another blockbuster year for cyber security and that the endless …

Threats Hackers are domain-spoofing UK’s top media firms to spread fake news

Web domains of leading media organisations in the UK such as BBC News, The Guardian, Sky News, ITV News, and …

News Twitter comes down hard on election hacking with new measures

In a bid to curb the use of millions of bots and fake profiles on its platform that seek to …

Podcast Elections: manipulations, misinformation and misconceptions

As the US mid-term elections approach, we thought we’d take a close look at “elections and hacking” with chief security …

Threats Fake news and supply chain attacks dealt huge financial losses to firms: NCSC

The National Cyber Security Centre's latest "The Cyber Threat to UK Businesses" report for 2017- 2018 has highlighted how hackers …

News Russian hackers behind fake news over the UK’s vaccination programmes

With the UK government becoming more and more vocal about the threats posed by Russia-backed hacker groups, a former National …

News Jayden K Smith Facebook hoax will not lead to your profile getting hacked

A hoax message warning Facebook users not to accept friend requests from an account called Jayden K Smith has gone …

Culture & Education 8 easy ways to spot fake news

A lot has been written about fake news recently and it makes sense to have an idea how to detect …

News Fake identities and fake opinions

Don't believe everything you read in the newspapers! Author and journalist Edward Lucas has written a fascinating analysis of fake …