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An unscrupulous company uses Twitter bots to spread rumors that a competitor is sharing data with China. A short seller spreads lies about a company’s business practices in a conspiracy-minded online community to drive down the stock price. Both could cause harm, and both are examples of a new threat poised to hit businesses, cybersecurity experts say.

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