Tags information operations

Russia's GRU propped up fake media personas, mostly failed at social media promotion after DNC hack

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

The effort failed to prioritize obvious strategies that would have generated higher engagement.

U.S. officials release framework for notifying public of foreign interference in elections

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

In cases of foreign attempts to disrupt the electoral process, more communication with the public is needed.

Accounts focused on African politics are linked to a Russian tycoon, Facebook says

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Putin ally, has been focused on raising the Kremlin’s profile in Africa.

Thousands of Twitter accounts have been amplifying pro-Turkish propaganda

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

It's the latest example of suspicious accounts tweeted in coordination with contentious geopolitical events.

Russian indicted by Mueller for alleged troll-farm activities is released by Belarus

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Anna Bogacheva is one of 13 Russians charged by the former special counsel for interfering in U.S. politics.

NSA director rebukes Beijing for 'weaponizing' disinformation in Hong Kong protests

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Gen. Paul Nakasone says China's information warfare efforts are only meant to help the country exert authoritarian control.

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