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US Treasury sanctions 5 Iranian organizations for alleged election influence operations

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 hours ago

It’s part of a broader federal effort to push back on foreign influence operations less than two weeks from Election Day.

Why the US was so fast to blame Iran for voter intimidation emails in Florida

by Shannon Vavra, Sean Lyngaas • 17 hours ago

Sometimes attribution takes years. Not this time.

Why social media disinformation represents such a security threat

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

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

Facebook, Twitter aim to slow spread of New York Post article amid disinformation concerns

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Researchers have advised caution around amplifying materials that appear to be hacked.

Twitter to limit politicians' premature claims of victory, remove calls for violence

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

It's the latest effort by platforms to deal with a flood of misinformation and disinformation ahead of the election.

Takedown of 92 Iran-owned domains includes 4 used for disinformation in US, feds say

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

The Department of Justice said the four domains targeted at U.S. audiences — newsstand7.com, usjournal.net, usjournal.us and twtoday.net — were seized specifically under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

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