The Facebook and Amazon Documents That Captivated the Hearing

The Facebook and Amazon Documents That Captivated the Hearing

The CEOs of four of the world’s biggest tech companies gathered in the same Webex room Wednesday for their first-ever joint appearance before Congress. The most fascinating revelations of the five-plus-hour hearing came not from their testimony but from documents gathered by House investigators and released during the session. Committee members said the presentations, emails,…

Hackers Broke Into Real News Sites to Plant Fake Stories

Hackers Broke Into Real News Sites to Plant Fake Stories

Over the past few years, online disinformation has taken evolutionary leaps forward, with the Internet Research Agency pumping out artificial outrage on social media and hackers leaking documents—both real and fabricated—to suit their narrative. More recently, Eastern Europe has faced a broad campaign that takes fake news ops to yet another level: hacking legitimate news…