Finance Sector is the Bad Actors’ Next Target

The finance world has been subjected to various fraud and abuse threats on social media. Those threats can cause financial loss, damage to reputation, and legal consequences. If you work in any large financial institution – banks, credit companies, or investment funds, here are three major concerns you should be aware of, threatening the finance […]

Fake News, Real War: the Disinformation Frontline

As disinformation has been part of our lives for so long, once in a while it’s important we take a step back from the mountains of research and theories, take a look at the key players involved in what has become the cold war of the 21st century, and understand who’s winning the fight at […]

Misinformation Monthly – May 2023

Each month, our experts at Cyabra list some of the interesting articles, items, essays and stories they’ve read this month. Come back every month for the current misinformation, disinformation, and social threat intelligence news.   Apple co-founder says AI may make scams harder to spot “AI is so intelligent it’s open to the bad players, […]

Pro-Trump Bots Spare No One – Part 2

 In the first part of our election 2024 story, Cyabra has uncovered a large network of bots manipulating conversations about the elections, promoting pro-Trump agendas, and spreading fake news in a sophisticated, intelligent way which makes it extraordinarily difficult to identify the content as being created by bots.  To prove the abnormal volume of fake […]

Donkeys and Elephants Under Attack: Pro-Trump Bots Spare No One – Part 1

Where there are elections, there are bots.  This statement isn’t new, but in recent years, Cyabra uncovered many cases in which election-meddling bots have become a growing issue, which we can no longer ignore as a society. It’s not just the sheer vast number of fake profiles taking part in social discourse. What should really […]

The Rumors That Broke the Bank

In March 2023, First Republic Bank started trending, and not in a good way. In the banking sector, reputation is everything. Any financial expert (or any Mary Poppins fan) will tell you that even the largest, most stable, most reliable bank is only as good as the trust its clients currently have in it. The […]