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WhatsApp reportedly testing alert for spam message forwarding

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 January 2018

Designed as a countermeasure against the spread of fake news. FULL STORY >

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Brand safety and fake news – what’s the deal?

By Press Release 24 November 2017

The digital era, while providing an exciting and innovative means of communicating and engaging with targeted audiences, has also brought with it a new wave of fear for brands and brand safety. FULL STORY >

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Fake Profiles and Cyber-Scammers: Kaspersky Lab reveals the ugly truth about online dating

By Press Release 18 October 2017

The latest research from Kaspersky Lab suggests that people looking for “the one” online might be disappointed. FULL STORY >

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Google to buy Apple. Not.

By Staff Writer 11 October 2017

“FAKE NEWS!” was called out across the web as the Dow Jones newswire service had a bit of a ‘technical error’. FULL STORY >

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37 000 users downloaded fake AdBlock extension from Chrome Store

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 October 2017

A fairly worrying development for Google's verification process, as a fake AdBlock extension for Chrome was downloaded by 37 000 users. FULL STORY >

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Google is making its search algorithm better at spotting offensive results

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 March 2017

By using its human "quality raters". FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky Lab releases cyber threat report for March

By Staff Writer 25 April 2012

Malware capable of operating without creating files and SMS stealing Trojan Bankers dominate a busy March. FULL STORY >

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Apple computers infected with Flashfake botnet

By Staff Writer 11 April 2012

The Flashfake botnet has managed to infect 600 000 computers, with 98% of these believed to be Macs. FULL STORY >

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What was the top tech news story of 2017?
Bitcoin's surge (27 votes)
The rise of A.I. (7 votes)
The WannaCry ransomware attack (7 votes)
#DataMustFall (8 votes)
The iPhone X gets unveiled (9 votes)
All the new VOD Streaming options (0 votes)
The Nintendo Switch is released (2 votes)
The success of SpaceX (6 votes)