25 October 2021
President Trump issued an order banning U.S. business transactions with TikTok's Chinese parent company in 45 days. He also signed an order restricting U.S. business with the owner of WeChat
US President Donald Trump signs an executive order to address the 'threat' of TikTok
Also removed: A troll operation tied to the parent of the @EpochTimes, which featured 303 @Facebook accounts, 181 pages, 44 Facebook groups and 31 @instagram accounts, all of which had ~2 million followers
Facebook said it disrupted a deceptive campaign out of Romania pretending to be Americans supporting US President Donald Trump ahead of the coming election
Twitter moves to curb 'state-affiliated' media accounts
Facebook just removed a Trump post "This video includes false claims that a group of people is immune from COVID19 which is a violation of our policies around harmful COVID misinformation," Facebook spokesperson says
"We want to see untrusted Chinese apps removed from app stores," says @SecPompeo
Pompeo offers USD 10 million to arrest those who interfere in the US elections
Report released by @StateDept on "Pillars of Russia's Disinformation and Propaganda Ecosystem."
Facebook launches Reels, its TikTok competitor, on Instagram
Trump says Microsoft or "another acceptable company" must buy TikTok by Sept. 15 or it may be ban in America
President Trump says TikTok will "be out of business" in the U.S. on Sept. 15. "unless Microsoft or somebody else is able to buy it and work out a deal."
Confirmed: Facebook Live CDN servers have again been blocked by multiple operators in Jordan. The Internet restrictions vary by provider and come despite the cancellation of tonight's Teachers' Syndicate protests;
President Donald Trump is days away from announcing strong action against the popular Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok to protect US national security, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said
1 year ago
Fresh cyber attacks in North Macedonia, this time targeting the health and education ministries, are spurring calls for more sophisticated cyber defences
DHS appears to have either accessed a Portland protest Telegram chat or evaluated patterns of Telegram communications, neither of which they should have been able to collect
US charges three people for roles in epic Twitter hack
1 year ago
A Florida teen has been booked into jail this morning in connection with the #TwitterBitcoinHack
U.S. travel management firm was hit with Ragnar Locker ransomware. The company agreed to pay and handed over $4.5 mln in bitcoin1 year ago
U.S. travel management firm was hit with Ragnar Locker ransomware. The company agreed to pay and handed over $4.5 mln in bitcoin
Pompeo: China uses the 5G as spy network
Network data show a near-total internet disruption in Tabriz and parts of East Azerbaijan province, Iran affecting multiple networks from 2 a.m. local time, Thursday 30 July 2020 for a duration of ~50 minutes
"Facebook and Google have gravely threatened journalism in the United States," according to @RepJerryNadler
By allegedly blacklisting right-wing websites, @Google is engaging in "election interference," @RepMattGaetz tells @sundarpichai
Two GRU officers with backgrounds in psychological operations were found to have been running websites pushing COVID19 disinformation, according to U.S. officials
Confirmed: Facebook Live CDN servers are currently blocked by multiple operators in Jordan. The restrictions vary by provider and may impact internet users' ability to stream videos using the service during Teachers' Union protests; incident ongoing
An unknown hacker gained access to @Ledger's marketing database, stealing a million email addresses as well as personal information belonging to 9,000 customers. From @paddybaker_
Zuckerberg calls on US authorities to update "internet rules"
Declassified American intelligence says Russian spy services pushing disinformation. GRU has been using sites like OneWorld Press to spread pandemic falsehoods. SVR has directed a pro-Russian think tank that attacked a Democratic candidate for Congress
A number of popular TikTok creators announced Tuesday that they are moving to a rival app, L.A.-based Triller, and will encourage their millions of fans to join them there
US government officials tell AP that Russia is using 3 English-language websites to spread coronavirus disinformation
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