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China-based hackers used front companies to hack Uighurs, Facebook says

by Sean Lyngaas

Facebook’s investigators traced the Android developers to Beijing Best United Technology and Dalian 9Rush Technology.

Why the US was so fast to blame Iran for voter intimidation emails in Florida

by Shannon Vavra, Sean Lyngaas

Sometimes attribution takes years. Not this time.

How hackers took over Facebook accounts to steal $4 million, promote scams

by Sean Lyngaas

“We anticipate more platform-specific malware to appear," Facebook researchers said.

Middle East-linked social media accounts impersonated U.S. candidates before 2018 elections

by Shannon Vavra

On Facebook, the suspicious activity involved reaching out to policymakers, reporters, academics, and dissidents.

Facebook takes down Russian-linked disinformation targeting Ukraine

by Shannon Vavra

Researchers tell CyberScoop that there is not enough information to pin this campaign on the Kremlin.

Facebook hires first ever head of cybersecurity policy

by Chris Bing

The social media titan hired Nathaniel Gleicher, a former cybersecurity director in the White House during the Obama administration, to the position last month.