SlashNext, the leader in SaaS-based spear-phishing and human hacking defense across digital channels and apps, today announced it raised $26 million in Series B venture capital funding. With new investors Tom and Matt Gallo, Telia Group, and the ACTIVE Fund of the Ayala group, and participation from early investors Norwest, Wing, and Alter Ventures, the round brings SlashNext’s total funding to $43 million. Thomas Gallo also joins the SlashNext board of directors. Continue reading
With the accelerated transition to remote work, cloud use, and the use of online payments, the number and cost of cyber-attacks on individuals, private companies and states has dramatically increased. The IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity Conference presented groundbreaking Israeli technologies in the field of cybersecurity, and also defense against circulation of fake news. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 8, 2017) (REUTERS) – Facebook has launched a British newspaper advertising campaign to warn users of the dangers of fake news, in the latest drive by the social media giant to tackle malicious information ahead of a national election. Continue reading
The Trump administration’s combative view of traditional news media as the “opposition party” and “fake news” is turning out to be the best hope in 2017 for newspapers struggling to attract more digital readers and advertisers. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls “fake news” a danger that must be addressed quickly, in a rare public appearance, a month after she lost the presidential election in a campaign marked by a flood of such propaganda.
Thousands of young people in Ghana’s capital make a living doing internet romance scams, the only way, they say, to earn decent money given sky-high unemployment levels. Their desperation is evidence of the challenge facing politicians who, ahead of a presidential election on December 7, are telling voters that job creation is a top priority.
Vodafone says that hackers broke into nearly 2,000 customer accounts, in the second cyber attack on a British telecoms company this month.
(BVO) – President Obama says he and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a “common understanding” on steps to curb cyber spying. The two met at the White House on Friday. Obama saying both governments agreed not to conduct economic espionage in cyberspace.