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For the record, disinformation purposely misleads people, while misinformation is simply inaccurate, but without malicious intent.
MICROSOFT’S NEW DEEPFAKE DETECTOR PUTS REALITY TO THE TESTVANESSA BATES RAMIREZSEPTEMBER 4, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
With that, the researchers were able to achieve a cross-site scripting exploit that injected a malicious payload directly into the internals of the browser built into Jabber.
A SINGLE TEXT IS ALL IT TOOK TO UNLEASH CODE-EXECUTION WORM IN CISCO JABBERDAN GOODINSEPTEMBER 4, 2020ARS TECHNICA
A security vulnerability in Android could have allowed malicious apps to siphon off sensitive data from other apps on the same device.
ANDROID SECURITY BUG LET MALICIOUS APPS SIPHON OFF PRIVATE USER DATAZACK WHITTAKERAUGUST 28, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Also, Bing does “not want to index ” spammy content or pages that have malicious activities on them, he said.
BING CONSIDERS PAGE QUALITY BEFORE INDEXINGBARRY SCHWARTZAUGUST 26, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
In the fall of 2013, the party arrested hundreds of microbloggers for what it described as “malicious rumor-mongering” and paraded a particularly influential one on national television to make an example of him.
INSIDE CHINA’S UNEXPECTED QUEST TO PROTECT DATA PRIVACYTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Each call that was picked up, they discovered, sent malicious code through WhatsApp’s infrastructure and caused the recipient’s phone to download spyware from servers owned by NSO.
INSIDE NSO, ISRAEL’S BILLION-DOLLAR SPYWARE GIANTTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Malicious persons in the town even declared that the lamented Torvestad had got his wife in a lottery at Christiansfeldt.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Malicious tongues went so far as to assert that he secretly and stealthily sold his handiwork.
THE DUELA. I. KUPRIN
Malicious fate had assigned to the most diffident individual in the company the trying responsibility of leading the way.
THE QUEEN OF HEARTSWILKIE COLLINS
Malicious reports were also spread against them, which must have been almost harder to bear.
A BOOK OF QUAKER SAINTSLUCY VIOLET HODGKIN
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WORDS RELATED TO MALICIOUS

  • barbarous
  • brutal
  • cold-blooded
  • coldhearted
  • cruel
  • hard-hearted
  • harsh
  • hateful
  • heartless
  • inconsiderate
  • inhuman
  • inhumane
  • insensitive
  • malevolent
  • malicious
  • malignant
  • mean
  • nasty
  • sadistic
  • savage
  • spiteful
  • thoughtless
  • uncaring
  • uncharitable
  • unfeeling
  • unfriendly
  • unsympathetic
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