Security Awareness for ECU Faculty, Staff and Students

TIP: You've likely encountered the terms misinformation and disinformation in discussions about social media or news. While these terms are frequently used interchangeably, it's important to recognize their distinct meanings. Misinformation refers to false or inaccurate information, whereas disinformation involves the intentional spread of false or misleading information with the purpose of deceiving and instigating fear and suspicion. Always employ various methods to discern the truth from falsehood.

Fact checking resources: Snopes / AP Fact Check / POLITIFACT NORTH CAROLINA
NEWS: AI-generated deepfakes are moving fast.