What is Pegasus spyware and why has the US blacklisted it?
The Biden Administration has blacklisted Israeli company NSO Group, responsible for the Pegasus spyware, from trading with US companies. The US government stated that the company acted “contrary to the Continue Reading
New EU funding boosts campaigns fighting Covid-19 disinformation in Africa
The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced last week that it will receive an additional €16 million worth of funding for its Covid-19 vaccination programmes in Africa from the European Union Continue Reading
A Different Take on Hungary’s Emergency Law
The law could be a strategic tool of the government to deviate the focus of the conversation away from an uncomfortable topic – anything related to the coronavirus, such as Continue Reading
Don’t Shoot the Messenger: why coronavirus misinformation is spreading like wildfire on WhatsApp
When Anna Fountain woke up to a voice note sent to a group chat of thirteen by a close friend, she listened without hesitation. What she heard left her feeling uneasy, scared and sick for the rest of the day.
Hungary is using coronavirus to crush free press and we should care
Will coronavirus kill free press in Hungary? Journalists fear a new law aimed at fighting fake news will result in them being thrown in jail. “This is something they can Continue Reading
We’re feeling vulnerable without our workmates on the desk next-door.
Security companies have received more calls from staff saying without their colleagues they feel vulnerable when receiving unknown emails. “We’ve seen a hike in cases of people who just want Continue Reading