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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks 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 • 2 weeks 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 • 2 months ago

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

Russia's trolling tactics are getting more elaborate

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

The Russian-linked actors are trying to spread fake tweets tied to Marco Rubio and UK government officials.

Atlantic Council holding worldwide events to combat the rise of disinformation

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The Atlantic Council is organizing a series of events and listening sessions next month where security experts can advise lawmakers on how to stifle influence efforts.

Why did Maria Butina want info on a phished civil rights group?

by Ryan Duffy • 2 years ago

The Russian national took a keen interest in a D.C.-based organization's cybersecurity vulnerabilities soon after the group was hit by phishing attempts last year.

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