Anti-Bots and Trolls Shield explained 1

Anti-Bots and Trolls Shield explained

Have a look at the films prepared by Dobromir Ciaś where he speaks about digital threats and explains the main idea of ABTShield initiative and how it works.

Digital Ad Fraud: Bots Invasion 2

Digital Ad Fraud: Bots Invasion

When facts become the subject of a massive attack, not only political parties are at risk, but our entire way of life is at risk.

Poland's Cybersecurity Strategy for 2019-24 3

Poland’s Cybersecurity Strategy for 2019-24

The strategy will replace the National Policy Framework of Cybersecurity of the Republic of Poland for 2017-2022.

Paris-based AI-powered photography platform Meero raises $230 million 4

Paris-based AI-powered photography platform Meero raises $230 million

French professional photography platform Meero has landed $230 million in a funding round from Eurazeo, Prime Ventures, Avenir Growth, Global Founders Capital, Aglaé Ventures, Alven, White Star Capital, and Idinvest. This round comes less than a year after the startup’s previous $45 million capital injection and brings the total amount raised by the company to some $300 million.

Facial recognition co AnyVision raises $31m 5

Facial recognition co AnyVision raises $31m

The Israeli computer vision company has developed core software solutions that make all cameras smart.

Bogus Brexit murder plot and other lies 6

Bogus Brexit murder plot and other lies

The study examining the disinformation created online by Russian accounts

Russian sources wanted to suppress the attendance 7

Russian sources wanted to suppress the attendance

Malicious sources are still using new tactics, but the goal is the same: undermining confidence in democratic processes.

Russian groups targeted EU election with fake news 8

Russian groups targeted EU election with fake news

Not all bots are bad 9

Not all bots are bad

Bots are continuing to evolve, becoming more human like and more difficult to combat. Sophisticated bad bots can load JavaScript and external assets, spoof IP addresses, tamper with cookies, and more.

Russian Information Warfare in Central and Eastern Europe 10

Russian Information Warfare in Central and Eastern Europe

Strategies, Impact, and Counter-Measures analysed by Michal Bokša, GMF US

Cheq report: Cost of global ad fraud could top $30bn 11

Cheq report: Cost of global ad fraud could top $30bn

Global ad fraud is predicted to cost an unprecedented $23bn this year and could reach $30bn including indirect economic and social costs, according to the report ‘The Economic Cost of Bad Actors on the Internet, Ad Fraud 2019,” by cybersecurity company Cheq.

Twitterbots: Anatomy of a Propaganda Campaign 12

Twitterbots: Anatomy of a Propaganda Campaign

Internet Research Agency archive reveals a vast, coordinated campaign that was incredibly successful at pushing out and amplifying its messages.

Real News About Fake News 13

Real News About Fake News

It’s not just making people believe false things—a new study suggests it’s also making them less likely to consume or accept information.

Is AI fundamental to the future of cybersecurity? 14

Is AI fundamental to the future of cybersecurity?

While a significant proportion of SMEs believe in their current approach to security, they are struggling when it comes to allocation of budget, according to a Senseon research project.

AI beats pharma? 15

AI beats pharma?

Cambridge neurotech startup BIOS is on a mission to replace pills with algorithms.

Facebook Removes Iran-based Assets 16

Facebook Removes Iran-based Assets

The pages spread pro-Iran messaging and targeted U.S., British, and Saudi politics

Disinformation is not about simple lies 17

Disinformation is not about simple lies

It is about multiplying lies on an industrial scale so that they eventually seem true. That is why it is dangerous for democracy and the free economy.

Man vs. Machine: AI bots domination 18

Man vs. Machine: AI bots domination

The artificial intelligence of DeepMind not only beats people in chess, but now dominates for the first time in team games.

Russian bots ruin the children's talent show The Voice Kids 19

Russian bots ruin the children’s talent show The Voice Kids

Recently, a lot has been said about the impact of new technologies on the possibilities of setting political choices or cybercrime aimed at specific countries. In Russia, however, there was a precedent case in which bots influenced the result of voting in ... children's talent competition The Voice Kids. This is an insulting thing that a non-accidental person won.

New Report: from NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence 20

New Report: from NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

Hybrid Threats: A Strategic Communications Perspective

NASK research: more than half of Poles encounter manipulation and disinformation on the Internet 21

NASK research: more than half of Poles encounter manipulation and disinformation on the Internet

Over half of Polish Internet users admit that in recent months they have encountered manipulation or disinformation, and 35% Poles with falsified information in the network meet once a week or more often. At the same time as much as 19 percent directly claims that it does not check the credibility of internet information or its sources - according to new research, conducted by NASK's Social Research Laboratory.

New campaign: Diagnosing the Internet 22

New campaign: Diagnosing the Internet

The Internet is suffering from a very serious illness. Although we know the condition is serious, we don’t know how advanced the disease is nor the scale of damage that has already been done and which could, at any time, wreak havoc on our lives.

Giant ad fraud scheme drained Android users’ batteries and data 23

Giant ad fraud scheme drained Android users’ batteries and data

As of this week, reports have been surfacing showing that every average smartphone may be exposed to a giant ad fraud scheme.

Digital ad fraud report 24

Digital ad fraud report

Our team stumbled upon a new country-specific report claiming that India is now responsible for 8.7% of the world’s digital ad frauds (estimated by the report at USD18.74 billion).

Our new report on robotrolling now available 25

Our new report on robotrolling now available

A new report by ABTShield explains behavioural characteristics of bots used in artificially amplified internet traffic.

Understanding trolling behaviour 26

Understanding trolling behaviour