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Facebook issues warning about Russian ‘hack-and-leak’ operations ahead of the 2020 election

A Facebook logo is seen on a computer screen in this photo illustration on October 31, 2017. Material posted on Facebook and other social media directly and indirectly reached over 126 million Americans between 2015 and 2017 according to company testimony before the US Senate.
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Facebook issued a warning Thursday of potential “hack-and-leak operations” by the Russian government ahead of the 2020 US election.
“Hack-and-leak — where a bad actor steals sensitive information, sometimes manipulates it, and then strategically releases it to influence public debate — is one of the threats we’re particularly focused on and concerned about …read more

Source:: Business Insider



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