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Twitter scrubs nearly 5,000 accounts tied to state-backed information operations
The takedown also highlights the difficulty of correct attribution.
Russian Twitter bots lay dormant for months before impersonating activists
Not only did Russia's troll farm promote disinformation, a small handful tried making a buck, too.
U.S. Cyber Command has shifted its definition of success
The success of Cyber Command can be measured in actions taken by other government agencies, according to a top command official.
Indictments reveal how Russia's 2016 election information warfare worked
Russian operatives were able to obfuscate their activities by stealing the identities of U.S. citizens, renting servers based in the U.S. and using a VPN all while posting targeted propaganda on social media, according to Robert Mueller's lengthy indictment.