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Misinformation stories

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New Zealanders' concern over online misinformation growing
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Growing concern over misleading online information grips 65% of New Zealanders, with women and the elderly expressing the greatest worries.
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Google joins C2PA, bolstering fight against digital misinformation
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Google joins the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity as a steering member, reinforcing efforts to boost transparency and tackle misinformation in digital content.
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Australian privacy concerns rise over Generative AI, Cisco study shows
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Cisco's latest Data Privacy Benchmark Study reveals growing concerns about AI privacy risks, with 27% of organisations banning GenAI applications, and trust issues hampering AI development.
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'Singaporeans concerned over internet misinformation, Digital 2024 report reveals'
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Despite high internet penetration, Singaporeans show concern over digital misinformation and personal data use, says the Digital 2024 report by Meltwater and We Are Social.
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Valentia Technologies to defend vigorously against Medtech's claims
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Valentia Technologies, a New Zealand-based healthcare tech firm, announces its determination to vigorously refute legal allegations by rival company, Medtech Limited.
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EU chief urges Europe to boost AI initiatives at Davos
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EU Chief Ursula von der Leyen urges Europe to increase AI adoption for competitiveness at the World Economic Forum.
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CEOs fear AI & climate change could sink firms – report
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Global CEOs voice rising concern over long-term corporate sustainability, citing advancements in AI and climate disruption, as per PwC survey.
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Top six recommendations for remaining robust and resilient in 2024
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Facing increasing cybersecurity threats, experts insist on switching from passwords to phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication amidst the rise of AI-driven phishing attempts in 2023.
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Risk Outlook 2024 warns of AI-driven misinformation threat
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The International SOS Risk Outlook 2024 warns of the growing impact of AI-induced misinformation, citing AI-manipulated videos of Singapore's PM as a key concern.
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Investors doubt sincerity of corporate sustainability reports, PwC survey reveals
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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94% of investors doubt the credibility of corporations' sustainability reports, suggests 2023 PwC Global Survey.
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Australian firms boost AI investments for business operations, survey finds
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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Australian companies are significantly increasing AI investments to ramp up productivity and outpace competitors, a Dynatrace survey reveals.
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Australian businesses increase AI investment for improved productivity
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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Australian firms are beefing up their AI investments to enhance productivity, and counter cyber threats, a new survey reveals.
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Study finds over half of of users unsatisfied with AI tools
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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Over half of corporate research professionals are displeased with AI tools, requiring more than just chat functions, says study.
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Venafi forecasts rise of '1000x developer' & hacker threats
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Venafi warns of the rise of '1000x developer' and '1000x hacker' threats in 2024, fuelled by burgeoning AI innovations and cloud native vulnerabilities.
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McAfee's hacker list reveals Margot Robbie among top 10 exploited celebrities
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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McAfee reveals cybercriminals exploit Australian actress Margot Robbie and other celebrities for online scams.
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Australian firm Kismet acquires Media.com to combat fake news
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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Kismet Group acquires Media.com to offer a platform combating misinformation and protecting users' reputation.
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New researcher tool boosts accuracy of academic GenAI summaries
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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Iris.ai launches RW 1.0 to tackle inaccuracies in AI-generated research summaries, marking a significant step forward for the AI industry.
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Deepfake and AI 101: Twelve tips to spot a deepfake
Mon, 1st May 2023
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Deepfake technology can be used maliciously or with unethical intent, and this means deepfakes are a potentially dangerous tool.
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The link between cybersecurity, extremist threat and misinformation online in Aotearoa
Mon, 27th Jun 2022
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Long story short, it's often the case that misinformation, threat and extremism link closely to cybersecurity issues and cyber harm.
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Why the success of client collaboration projects depends on addressing these five warning signs
Tue, 14th Jun 2022
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cloud services
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Dysfunctional collaboration practices are risking project success and client relationships, warns Australian Institute of Project Management and KPMG.
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The three horsemen of cyber risks: misinformation, disinformation, and fake news
Thu, 4th Nov 2021
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Misleading information has emerged as one of the leading cyber risks in our society, affecting political leaders and the economy, says new study.
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Trump social media ban too little, too late
Mon, 11th Jan 2021
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Social media's suspension of Trump does little to combat online misinformation, says Reset Australia's Chris Cooper.
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Australians fear COVID-19 misinformation threat - study
Tue, 29th Dec 2020
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Misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines on social media is feared to hinder Australia's vaccination efforts, according to a new poll.
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Four security threats affecting FSIs in 2020
Thu, 5th Nov 2020
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The 2020 Future Cyber Threats report by Accenture highlights six extreme threats to the global financial services sector. Here are four of them.