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YouTube To Keep Online Terrorist, Extremist Videos Away From You With The Redirect Method

As promised, Google has unveiled one of the first few steps in its fight to halt the spread of extremist and terrorist propaganda videos on YouTube. It’s called the Redirect Method, and it’s just going to get better over time.

Internet July 21, 2017

Facebook Moderators At Risk After Security Flaw Exposes Their Identities To Suspected Terrorists

Facebook accidentally leaked sensitive user profiles of some of its content moderators to terrorist groups last year, new reports suggest. A software bug had caused the mishap, revealing personal data to groups believed to be administered by terrorists.

Security June 17, 2017

Facebook, Twitter And YouTube Work Together To Crack Down On Terrorist Content Online

Big-name tech companies are joining forces to effectively remove terrorist propaganda online. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft will share identifiers on a database accessible to all four companies to properly flag and eventually remove terrorist material.

Internet December 6, 2016

Nigerian Girl Kidnapped By Boko Haram Rescued From Captivity

Two years after the Boko Haram kidnapping, one of the Nigerian schoolgirls was rescued and reunited with her family. But she was not alone - she had a young. The young woman said the other schoolgirls are still in the forest.

Feature | Culture May 19, 2016

Scientists Develop Method To Identify Terrorists Based On V Signs

Current methods to identify terrorists are not easy or straightforward to perform. Now, scientists in Jordan have developed another method that could help recognize terrorists based on 'V for victory' signs.

Animals March 13, 2016

San Bernardino Shooter Hinted Of Support For Islamic Jihad On Facebook But Here's Why US Missed The Warnings

Officials from federal law enforcement agencies revealed on Monday that one of the shooters in the deadly San Bernardino attacks had sent messages to her Pakistani friends through Facebook expressing her support for Islamic jihad. These private messages were not disclosed during a Senate hearing.

Society December 15, 2015

Authorities Ask Public To Be Vigilant Following Terror Threat To Mall Of America, Other Malls

Authorities say to the public that there is no real danger from the threats against the Mall of America and other US malls, but people should still stay vigilant.

Internet Culture February 24, 2015

French Minister Asks Silicon Valley Internet Giants To Join In Fight Against Terrorist Propaganda

French Interior Miinister Bernard Cazeneuve has been holding meetings with top tech companies to discuss the immediate removal of terrorist propaganda from social media and other websites.

Society February 23, 2015

Psychologists Study the Roots of Terror and Extremism

The roots of terror and extremism were examined by researchers from the University of Michigan. What did they find?

Life January 21, 2015

What Is Charlie Hebdo? What You Need To Know About France's Satirical Magazine

French satirical magazine 'Charlie Hebdo' has suffered a tragic terrorist attack, but this wasn't Charlie's first run-in with violent extremists. So just what is this magazine, and why does it cause so much controversy.

Internet Culture January 8, 2015

ISIS terror plot foiled in Australia: Random beheadings were planned

A terror plot planned by ISIS has been foiled following raids by Australian federal and state police officers. The terrorists are believed to have planned random beheading.

Society September 19, 2014

Post 9/11: Americans feel less safe now than they did before 2001

According to a new poll, most registered voters feel less safe now than they did before the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. President Obama addressed his military plan regarding the extremists in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday night.

Internet Culture September 11, 2014

Colorado nurse arrested after plotting terrorism with fiancé on social networks

How does a 19-year-old go from average teenager to intended terrorist? The story of Shannon Conley makes for a fascinating case study.

Life July 3, 2014

Malaysia Airlines MH370 239 people still missing: More questions asked than answers found

Malaysia Airlines MH370 is still missing and is presumed to have crashed with 239 people on board. Has it become the victim of a terrorist attack?

Society March 9, 2014

Dick Cheney feared terrorists would kill him by sabotaging his heart implant

Former Vice President Dick Cheney had disabled his heart implant's wireless functionality to protect himself against potential terrorist attacks.

Society October 22, 2013

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