Facebook Takes Down White Nationalist and Fake Antifa Accounts

Facebook said Tuesday it has suspended accounts associated with white nationalist groups after some advocated bringing weapons to the current wave of anti-racist protests. Company officials also said they removed accounts falsely claiming allegiance to antifa in order to bring discredit to the anti-fascist movement. Antifa adherents have said they focus on defending people from […]

Brazil police raid 29 addresses in inquiry into rightwing fake news network | World news- Tempemail – Blog

Brazilian police have raided addresses linked to some of Jair Bolsonaro’s most ardent online cheerleaders as part of an investigation into a fake news network investigators reportedly suspect could be linked to the president’s son. The operation’s targets were an eclectic and influential cast of hardcore Bolsonaristas including a former Femen activist-turned-anti-abortion-militant; a comic and […]

NASA Will Pay You to Chill in a Fake Mars Mission for 8 Months

Spaceman Simulator NASA is looking for participants to spent eight months together inside a spaceflight simulator at the Russian Institute for Biomedical Problems in Moscow. The goal is to study the effects of spending time in isolation and confinement — sound familiar? — while on lengthy space missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. “Participants […]

How to Tell if a WhatsApp Message is Actually Fake News | Tempemail – Blog

Facebook-owned social media and chat powerhouse WhatsApp continues to take part in the fight against misinformation and Fake News – now, thanks to a new chatbot, users can fact check messages right in the app. Partnering with the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN), WhatsApp is allowing users around the world to talk to this chatbot to […]

Global Fact-Checking WhatsApp Chat Bot Introduced to Call Out Fake COVID-19 News

A new WhatsApp bot has been launched by the International Fact-Checking Network to curb the spread of COVID-19 misinformation. This chat bot is educated with 4,000 debunked hoaxes, and is able to easily check whether a piece of news about COVID-19 is false or not. This new service aims to help users identify fake news, […]

Fake coronavirus ‘vaccines’ going for $25k on the dark web – Strategy- Tempemail – Blog

The number of items on dark web marketplaces touted as cures, vaccines or protection from COVID-19 has exploded in recent weeks as criminals seek to make the most of the healthcare crisis. The Australian Institute of Criminology commissioned an analysis of 20 darknet markets by Australian Tempemail University’s Cybercrime Observatory to understand the scope of […]

Flattening the fake news curve: tips for brands to help optimise search- Tempemail – Blog

The impact of fake news and the distribution of misinformation has had unprecedented repercussions during this pandemic, endangering the lives of those who read – and believe –the false headlines about Covid-19 cures and beyond. So how can brands acclimatise to these uncertain times and ensure that their consumers are receiving the information they’re after? […]

Hackers targeting people with fake Zoom HR, payroll video meetings- Tempemail – Blog

Read Article Cybersecurity researchers at UK-based Sophos have revealed hackers are now targeting people across the world with sending emailed with links to fake Zoom HR and payroll discussion video meetings to steal your personal and other credentials. Scammers have turned to employment worries as their latest lure for Zoom phishing scams and researchers from […]

Surge in fake coronavirus treatment ads sees ASA rethink its priorities- Tempemail – Blog

A boom in misleading ads promoting coronavirus cures and treatments online has led to big changes for the UK’s advertising watchdog – which has been forced to rethink its priorities quickly in light of the ongoing global pandemic. Like many media regulators, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is often faced with criticism about the speed […]

UK government denies running NHS fake bot network- Tempemail – Blog

The UK Government has been forced to deny claims that it is behind a bot network imitating NHS staff on Twitter. Although it is yet to release an official statement, the Department for Health and Social Care has been replying directly to accusations on Twitter, calling the claims “categorically false” and condemning users for sharing […]