Entertainment Discord and Microsoft: No Deal
Discord banned 2,212 servers for extremist content in the second half of 2020
According to its latest transparency report, Discord says it deleted more than 2,000 servers for violent or extremist content in the second half of 2020. In total, it removed 2,212 servers dedicated to movements like the Boogaloo Boys and other similar groups, with its Trust and Safety team taking down 1,504 of those proactively. It also deleted more than 30,000 accounts for similar violations. We welcomed a lot of new people to Discord in 2020, which has made proactive, effective moderation even more important.Twice a year, our Trust & Safety team reports on how we're making our communities safer for everyone. The latest report is here: https://t.co/IuAkDob19upic.twitter.
at the end of March arrived rumors, according to which Microsoft should be interested in a transfer of discord. The rumors went so far that a concrete sales of $ 10 billion was already in the room in the room and discord is concentrated exclusively for a deal with Microsoft, all other bidders were from the race or second choice, should not be reached with Microsoft. .
The latter seems to have occurred: the takeover talk between Discord and Microsoft were terminated according to a report of the. But it will not give any other buyer for the time being, because Discord has decided to keep his autonomy and independence. However, the emphasis is apparently on "For the time being", because apparently Discord wants to show itself open to open to open. That sounds a bit later, as if you want to poker to drive the price to the height.
In addition to Microsoft, there were apparently two more bidders who were very concretely interested in a takeover. After the failed participation in Toktok and the failed takeover of Pinterest, it is the third bankruptcy for Microsoft within a relatively short time in trying to play a stronger role in the consumer market through acquisitions. Although I still do not understand why you want that at all.
Panda Stealer dropped in Excel files, spreads through Discord to steal user cryptocurrency .
The malware hones in on cryptocurrency funds as well as VPN credentials.Dubbed Panda Stealer, Trend Micro researchers said this week that the malware has been found targeting individuals across countries including the US, Australia, Japan, and Germany.