Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Mailinator.com : Anatomy of a Spammy Campaign

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Mailinator.com : Anatomy of a Spammy Campaign

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Mailinator is a popular disposable email service. It’s also become a great tool for QA Teams to test email receipt, acknowledgment, authentication loops, and formatting. But in the beginning (um, wow – 15 years ago? really?) it was a tool to help people avoid spam. Mailinator gets many millions of emails per day. At peak,…

Anatomy of an online misinformation network

Anatomy of an online misinformation network

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Abstract Massive amounts of fake news and conspiratorial content have spread over social media before and after the 2016 US Presidential Elections despite intense fact-checking efforts. How do the spread of misinformation and fact-checking compete? What are the structural and dynamic characteristics of the core of the misinformation diffusion network, and who are its main…