Kids learn how to make a bot army at DEFCON

DEFCON Hacking Conference is going on right now in Las Vegas. One of the seminars targets kids and shows them how to create their own bot army. “The goal isn’t to launch a new flurry of hoaxes and chaos on social media for the 2020 US presidential election. It’s to teach the next generation of voters about how easily fraud erupts social media and to break down the tools foreign actors use to spread disinformation,” co-founder Nico Sell said. Read more about it at CNET.

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