Google and Facebook Quietly Escalate Their Cyber-War on ISIS

The two tech giants have stepped up their fight using the same technology used to remove videos with copyrighted content. Silicon Valley has long struggled with how to police inappropriate or even criminal content. Earlier this year, Microsoft, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter agreed to work with the European Union to identify and combat hate speech…

North Korea Engaging in Psychological Cyber Warfare against South

North Korea’s patterns of cyberattack could be evolving, Seoul’s police agency said Wednesday. North Korean hackers have mainly used viruses to gain access to South Korean computers, turning individual PCs into “zombies” that could then be used to conduct distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS attacks. But investigations in Seoul revealed North Korean hackers could increasingly be…