Posts Tagged: fake

Qatar blames current crisis on fake news inserted by hackers

This week a diplomatic crisis hit the Middle East as several countries (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen and Maldives) cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups. Now Qatar's foreign ministry has issu…
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YouTube will fight fake news by offering workshops to teens

Google is already flagging fake news, but it knows that isn't always enough. People need to recognize what fake news is, too. To that end, its YouTube wing just launched an Internet Citizens program that will teach UK teens to spot fake news throug…
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A fake ‘Pokémon Go’ app tricked half a million players into downloading malware

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab says it’s identified a malware-infected Android app called “Guide for Pokémon Go” that it believes has been downloaded more than half a million times by fans of the hit smartphone game.

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These sensor-packed fake eggs are helping revive endangered vulture populations

3D-printed, sensor-packed eggs are helping save the vulture population by allowing conservationists to collect incubation data. At the International Centre for Birds of Prey in the UK, the eggs are making captivity breeding much safer and more successful.

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Look out for counter-Fitbits: US customs seized a shipment fake Fitbits

U.S. Customs agents just snagged a haul of fake Fitbits making its way into the country from Hong Kong. Since they were packaged identically to real Fitbits, the Fakebits were seized for intellectual property infringement.

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