Misinformation: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

By | May 17th, 2017|Web security|0 Comments

Take Care.  Schemers are afoot. And misinformation is one of their favourite toys. I recently read a series of articles in the latest Wired Magazine about how Russia, master minded by Putin, is now using the world wide web as a weapon against the West. Because it’s there, and because it is the ideal platform from which to foment unrest, influence elections, undermine financial and political institutions and disseminate misinformation.  Because a hacker can remain (relatively) anonymous and easily cover his tracks. And equally importantly, most of us trust the net.  We believe what we see and read here and [...]