Facebook will reportedly help Harvard fight election hacking. The social media giant will reportedly spend $500,000 (£380,000) , as initial funding to a non-profit organisation that aims at protecting political parties and voting systems from hacking and propaganda attacks.
The project, dubbed Defending Digital Democracy is also a bipartisan initiative and will reportedly be based at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Speaking at the BlackHat event in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Facebook cybersecurity boss Alex Stamos said the tech giant hopes that the initiative to fend off attacks from hackers will be joined by others as well, Reuters reported.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times