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How 'China coup' tweets went viral, and what it says about the rapid spread of disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

China coup tweets originated with Chinese dissident networks, but spread quickly and ultimately lead to news coverage in India.

Senate reports details inefficiencies, confusion at key U.S. counterintelligence center

by Suzanne Smalley

Sen. Mark Warner said "new threats and new technology mean that we have to make substantial adjustments to our counterintelligence posture."

Senators slam social media companies for failure to keep disinformation from going viral

by Suzanne Smalley

Tech executives say they are working hard to fight disinformation, but lawmakers and critics say they simply aren't doing enough.

Senators expected to grill current, former social media executives on disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

A former Facebook executive turned critic is expected to testify about how the company prioritizes growth over safety.

Google says it cut off Russian disinformation sites from its vast ad display network

by Suzanne Smalley

Dunkin Donuts, Citibank and Adidas have had their Google-placed ads displayed on Russian state-owned sites fueling disinformation.

CISA expands efforts to fight election disinformation ahead of 'challenging' 2024 vote

by Suzanne Smalley

CISA Director Jen Easterly said election security has grown more complex as disinformation and threats against election workers have surged.

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