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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.

Americans still vulnerable to hack-and-leak tactics, DOJ official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Russia will "continue to do this in these election contexts, but in these other contexts, too," John Demers said Friday.

Kuwait's state news agency says hackers breached its Twitter

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The message appeared during a particularly fraught geopolitical moment in the Persian Gulf.

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.

Twitter removes nearly 6,000 accounts spreading Saudi-backed propaganda

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Many of the tweets spouting anti-Qatar and anti-Iranian messaging, often in Arabic.

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