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Why social media disinformation represents such a security threat

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Media literacy could be the key to fending off the next generation of information operations.

Ex-DHS officials urge department to double down on its cybersecurity work

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

A new bipartisan report suggests DHS cut ties with some of the “most partisan” aspects of its work, and redouble its cybersecurity efforts.

Suspected Russian operatives tried using forged diplomatic documents, social media to create divisions

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

New research follows similar findings first made public last year.

U.S. must increase defenses against Iranian information operations, report says

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

Iranian bots and trolls are subtler than Russia's, according to researchers at the Atlantic Council.

The latest in Facebook's dragnet: Propaganda from Russian military intelligence

by Jeff Stone • 11 months ago

Operations from Iran, Malaysia and Vietnam also were identified by the social media company's researchers.

Pro-Soleimani messaging immediately floods Twitter following general's death in drone strike

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

One Twitter hashtag was mentioned 95,000 times in three days, after receiving zero attention in the prior month.