Selected Washington Post Articles – Week Ending February 5th, 2019

Weekly round-up of cognitive security-related articles from the Washington Post.


Twitter removed some accounts originating in Iran, Russia and Venezuela that targeted U.S. midterm election
Tony Romm, Washington Post, January 31st, 2019
Twitter revealed Thursday that it had removed thousands of malicious accounts thought to have originated in Iran, Russia and Venezuela for spreading disinformation online, including previously undisclosed efforts to target the 2018 U.S. midterm election.

Apple escalates war against Facebook and its privacy practices
Hamza Shaban and Tony Romm, Washington Post, January 30th, 2019
Apple escalated its war against Facebook and its privacy practices on Wednesday, accusing the social-networking giant of breaking its rules and distributing a secret data-collection app to consumers.

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