Twitter Bans Deepfakes Before 2020 US Elections

Twitter Bans Deepfakes Before 2020 US Elections

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Cyber Crime

After a year of deliberation, Twitter announced on February 4th, 2020 that it intends to crack down on deepfake videos. This will be implemented before the U.S. presidential campaign later this year, 2020. Deepfake videos are forms of media that have been significantly and deceptively altered from the original videos, by using artificial intelligence. The altered media can make it appear that something else is being said or even that someone else is saying it. In May 2019, Nancy Pelosi...


Cyberstalking Netflix thriller 'YOU.’

Cyberstalking Netflix thriller 'YOU.’

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Cyber Crime

“He thought of the telescreen with its never-sleeping ear. They could spy upon you night and day..” George Orwell, 1984. The sentiments of George Orwell have never been more accurate than of late. Social media is part of the very fabric of our existence. With so many social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Google+, LinkedIn, and Snapchat, the majority of us document our lives daily. Yet how many of us are fully mindful of what we post and the audience that views...


Default Passwords To Be Banned

Default Passwords To Be Banned

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Cyber Crime

The Government has recently announced it is cracking down on weak default passwords, such as 1,2,3,4. Most IoT devices (Internet of Things) devices come with a default password to help make the setting up of such gadgets quick and simple. This could be 1,2,3,4 or 0,0,0,0,- weak passwords. These devices generally have an option to change the password, but how many of us do? In a world where we have so much to remember, we forget to change it, or we choose just to leave it as it is- nice and...


Why you should protect your smartphone

Why you should protect your smartphone

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Cyber Crime

There is more than one way to protect your smartphone and many more reasons why. You can protect it by using technology to fitting a physical exterior. For now, we will concentrate on protecting it by using technology. Our smartphones are part of the fabric of our everyday life: We store our personal data on them We use them for social media We check our emails Our banking is done online We store others’ names and numbers We have photos and videos on them We watch films and TV programs You...