Google finds Indian hack-for-hire firms exploiting coronavirus fears via spearphishing schemes
Indian hack-for-hire firms are impersonating the World Health Organization in spearphishing email campaigns, according to Google.
Research outs poorly constructed disinfo campaign aimed at Hong Kong protests
Hackers that appear to be acting in the interest of China’s government have been hijacking and using fake accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, according to Graphika research.
YouTube disables 210 channels spreading disinformation about Hong Kong
The case again highlights the challenges of mitigating state-sponsored information operations.
Google removes dozens of YouTube channels linked to 'influence operation'
The action follows similar steps taken this week by Twitter and Facebook, driven by research from FireEye.
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.