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Sen. Warner says hacking, disinformation are the future of war, and urges the U.S. to keep up

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

Sen. Mark Warner says the world has entered a new phase of nation-state conflict in which cyberwarfare and information warfare are the primary means through which countries assert their power on the world stage.

Russia's state-funded news outlet RT keeps hyping fringe stories on Clinton, collusion long after 2016

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

A new report compares the Russian-language version of RT with stories aimed at a Western audience.

Chinese state media bought Twitter ads to spread disinformation about Hong Kong protests

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

It's hardly the first time Twitter has been used to amplify questionable narratives.

Cloudflare acknowledges risk from customers like 8chan, Daily Stormer in IPO filing

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The San Francisco internet services company's top customers include IBM, the text and chat app Discord and the Chinese internet company Baidu.

Not quite fake news: Twitter accounts amplify old stories to sow discord

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The shift to use more real news marks a subtle upgrade in anti-detection techniques.

Middle East-linked social media accounts impersonated U.S. candidates before 2018 elections

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

On Facebook, the suspicious activity involved reaching out to policymakers, reporters, academics, and dissidents.

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