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Facebook Is Testing A Dislike Button – Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Facebook Is Testing A Dislike Button – Here’s Everything You Need To Know

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When people made a demand for a dislike button on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg gave them “Reactions“. He justified his decision of not including a dislike button by saying that it can fuel hatred on social media. But, it looks like the Facebook users are going to get the much-awaited dislike button. Well, sort of. Instead of rolling out the feature for posts in your News Feed, the company is teasing the feature in Facebook Messenger, as reported by TechCrunch. This new feature in Messenger will let the users stick reaction emojis to the messages in conversations. They’ll be able to click on a button next to the text to bring up different reactions. Apart from the six reactions for Facebook posts, the Messenger reactions will also have a dislike or thumbs down button. Image: TechCrunch
Top 5 Cyber Security Facts, Figures and Statistics for 2017

Top 5 Cyber Security Facts, Figures and Statistics for 2017

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These top level numbers summarize the cyber security industry in 2016, and indicate what's in store for the next five years. 1. Cybercrime damage costs to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021. It all begins and ends with cybercrime. Without it, there's nothing to cyber-defend. The cybersecurity community and major media have largely concurred on the prediction that cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion just a year ago. "Cyber theft is the fastest growing crime in the United States by far" according to incoming U.S. President Donald Trump. GET YOUR DAILY SECURITY NEWS: Sign up for CSO's security newsletters2. Cybersecurity spending to exceed $1 trillion from 2017 to 2021. The rising tide of cybercrime has pushed cybersecurity spending on ...
UK political parties at risk from Russian cyber-attacks, GCHQ warns

UK political parties at risk from Russian cyber-attacks, GCHQ warns

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GCHQ has warned the leaders of Britain's political parties of the threat Russian hacking poses to democracy. An emergency summit has been called to educate politicians on the cyber-security threat to the next election, after Kremlin spies were accused of carrying out cyber-attacks to tamper with elections in the US and Germany. Ciaran Martin, chief executive of GCHQ's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has written to leaders of the main political parties to offer advice on how to withstand attacks, The Sunday Times reports. In the letter, he said: "You will be aware of the coverage of events in the United States, Germany and elsewhere reminding us of the potential for hostile action against the UK political system. "This is not just about the network security of political p