Technology

Evidence shows foreign election interference on social media; why a psychology researcher says you probably don't notice

All this month, News 3 Now has looked deep into research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison that highlights Russian attempts to influence our thoughts about politics before elections. As of right now, no substantial changes have been made in government or on social media to stop this in 2020, despite the researcher behind the information saying that’s the best way to prevent it.

Are you a target? UW researcher finds Russian groups aim political ads at American voters

Even as Coronavirus concerns cancel long-time events left and right, Wisconsin still gets closer to the election every day. As we get closer, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison anticipates foreign interference attempts will continue.

Ring, Amazon sued by man who says hacker bothered his kids

A man is suing doorbell maker Ring and its parent company, Amazon, after he says a hacker communicated with his children over the internet-connected camera he had bought as "additional security" for his family. In a lawsuit seeking class-action status, John Baker Orange of Alabama said his three kids, ages 7, 9 and 10, were playing basketball when they heard someone comment about their play. ...