FSB's Fronton DDoS tool was actually designed for widespread 'massive' fake info campaigns, researchers say

Written by AJ Vicens May 19, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP In March 2020, a Russian hacktivist group published a dozen documents showing that the Russian Federal Security Service was seeking technology…

Facebook accuses Nicaraguan government of running hundreds of fake accounts to target opposition

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 1, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Nicaragua’s government has, for years, weaponized Facebook to try to discredit student protesters and boost official narratives, new findings show. Facebook’s…

Facebook says it will step up efforts to stop coordinated campaigns that cause harm

Facebook will ramp up efforts to curb coordinated activities from real users who are connected to dangerous activities in the real world, such as promotion of vaccine misinformation and organizing…