Alex Stamos

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Facebook has faced fierce criticism over how it handles political propaganda and misinformation since the 2016 US election.

Facebook is using a range of techniques including artificial intelligence to counter Russian operatives or others who use deceptive tactics and false (...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Photograph:  Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Facebook said on Tuesday that it had found and removed more than 270 accounts and pages controlled by Russia’s Internet Research Agency, the so-called(...)

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Twitter’s chief security officer Michael Coates is stepping down from his role, announcing on the social media platform that he will leave the company(...)

Hundreds of millions of Yahoo accounts were allegedly scanned as part of the FBI/NSA surveillance operation.

What’s Yahoo done now? Fresh on the heels of the revelation that some 500 million Yahoo accounts had been compromised, the company is facing an even (...)

The Yahoo campus in Sunnyvale, California. It is not known what information intelligence officials were looking for, only that they wanted Yahoo to search for a set of characters. Photograph: Noah Berger/Reuters

Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by US i(...)