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Senegal launches African cybersecurity school

Business / Tech Nov 7, 2018

Senegal launches African cybersecurity school

Senegal on Tuesday inaugurated a cybersecurity school to strengthen West Africa's defenses against computer hackers and use of the internet for terror funding and propaganda. Senegalese Foreign Minister Sidiki Kaba and French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian gave the ceremonial start to the National Cyber-Security School ...

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts but not anti-government ones

Business Sep 17, 2018

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts but not anti-government ones

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday accused Twitter of closing accounts of "real" Iranians, while allowing anti-government ones backed by the United States. In August, Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Alphabet Inc. collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to an alleged Iranian propaganda ...

Tech giants dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

World Aug 22, 2018

Tech giants dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Alphabet Inc. collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday were promoting Iran's geopolitical agenda around the world. Through a network of fake news websites and fraudulent social media personas spread across ...

World Apr 30, 2018

South Korea to remove propaganda loudspeakers at border

South Korea will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea this week, officials said Monday, as the rivals move to follow through with their leaders' summit declaration that produced reconciliation steps without a breakthrough in the nuclear standoff. During their historic meeting Friday ...