Photoshop and SMS: A New form of Deadly Terrorism

Panicked stampedes have already claimed the the lives of two and injured 9 others after fearful residents pushed victims from a moving train. Indian authorities have been shuttering websites and social media accounts like a game of whack-a-mole, but it’s difficult to see how they can keep up.

The incident underscores both the accessibility of new forms of cyber-terrorism and the tricky credibility of social media.

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A fatal mass exodus has gripped southern India as residents flee in response to images and messages of impending attacks. The problem is the pictures are faked and false rumors of impending doom are b…

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