An Exploration of Disinformation as a Cybersecurity Threat

@article{Caramancion2020AnEO,
  title={An Exploration of Disinformation as a Cybersecurity Threat},
  author={Kevin Matthe Caramancion},
  journal={2020 3rd International Conference on Information and Computer Technologies (ICICT)},
  year={2020},
  pages={440-444}
}
  • Kevin Matthe Caramancion
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • 2020 3rd International Conference on Information and Computer Technologies (ICICT)
Disinformation or "fake news" has continuously proven to be a pervasive threat in the digital space. The spread and persistence of disinformation especially in the social networking media sites currently factors as one of the most challenging threat for users and content administrators alike. Its ecosystem encompasses several attributing factors including but not limited to humans as information users and source, social communication model as its channel, current trust models in place as… Expand
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