BuzzFeed News previously revealed the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology was using fake accounts to promote its work. Now it's under scrutiny again.

Craig Silverman • 4 days ago

The fake quote has been spreading online for close to two years, but it suddenly got traction on Facebook and Twitter in the past month.

Craig Silverman • 5 days ago

これらはセキュリティが脅かされ、甚大なプライバシー侵害の危険があり、Facebookアカウントの停止につながる行為だ。

Craig Silverman • 9 days ago

YellowVestGroup.com shows how different actors will target Canadian politics ahead of the fall federal election.

Craig Silverman • 12 days ago

PSA: This is a security and privacy nightmare that will get your Facebook account banned.

Craig Silverman • One month ago

Rather than fearing the law, these fraudsters tried to use it to go after a legitimate company.

Craig Silverman • One month ago

A BuzzFeed News analysis found that 50 of the biggest fake stories of 2018 generated roughly 22 million total shares, reactions, and comments on Facebook.

Craig Silverman • One month ago

New York Times reporter Scott Shane spoke at an event organized by the group who ran a disinformation op aimed at helping defeat Roy Moore in Alabama.

Craig Silverman • One month ago

Negative articles and comments about Trump were censored on the Chinese internet as recently as this summer. But now the floodgates appear to be open.

Craig Silverman • 2 months ago

“It’s enormously worrisome to me that Google allowed these highly over-permissioned apps to gain such prominence,” he said.

Craig Silverman • 2 months ago

Recently unsealed court documents and reporting from BuzzFeed News provide an inside look at how the FBI investigated two ad fraud operations.

Craig Silverman • 2 months ago

Como identificar sinais que indicam que um aplicativo é malicioso.

Craig Silverman • 2 months ago

The removal comes after a BuzzFeed News report about the apps’ activity. It's a huge blow to two of China’s biggest app developers.

Craig Silverman • 2 months ago

Be smart about the apps you download, and learn the danger signs that an app is up to no good.

Craig Silverman • 2 months ago

The men are facing 13 charges for allegedly running sophisticated global ad fraud schemes.

Craig Silverman • 2 months ago

The company said it's "very seriously" examining the allegations that seven of its most popular apps are engaged in ad fraud.

Craig Silverman • 2 months ago

“Why isn't Google immediately dropping such apps from the Play store and advising users to uninstall them?” one analyst asked.

Craig Silverman • 2 months ago

He’s a registered nurse and former police officer, and his employer subsequently fired him after an investigation.

Craig Silverman • 3 months ago

"Hey, fake news, right?" said Larry Schweikart when asked about his false tweet.

Craig Silverman • 3 months ago

“Facebook banned me, they hate me. But that’s all good — I started posting on LinkedIn and everybody is following me,” said one Trump supporter.

Craig Silverman • 3 months ago