Tags influence operations

A former top US election official urges sweeping security improvements, warning 'democracy is in trouble'

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

"The long-term consequences — the damages to our democracy and institutions — of 2020 are far from certain," the report reads.

EU takes aim at Russia over 'Ghostwriter' hacking campaign against politicians, government officials

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

The European Union blamed Russia for the campaign and threatened unspecified action.

Facebook is observing a 'steady growth' in disinformation-for-hire services

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

It's an issue that makes it harder for researchers to track malicious campaigns.

Russian agent accused of interfering in US elections is back meddling online, Facebook says

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Andriy Derkach is tied to a new influence campaign.

Deepfakes advertised on underground markets, signaling possible shift, Recorded Future says

by Tim Starks • 6 months ago

It could spell trouble for anyone who relies on options like facial identification technology as part of multi-factor authentication.

U.S. intelligence community details destructive cyber capabilities, growing influence threats

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

The Annual Threat Assessment definitively pegs SolarWinds to Russia.