June 3rd, 2021 11:37
GIOR Takes A Break
We will be taking a much-needed break until sometime around the middle of June. Sorry, but we have been going non-stop since October of last year!
May 20th, 2021 13:19
 Facebook Sees ‘Steady Growth’ In Disinfo-For-Hire Services
US media is reporting that Facebook is observing 'steady growth' in disinformation-for-hire services. According to a Cyber Scoop article: May 11, 2021 Government-sponsored disinformation campaign operators have long sought to...
April 29th, 2021 12:45
NATO Study Assesses Lithuanian Countermeasures to Russian Disinformation
NATO’s Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats has published a study assessing Lithuania’s measures to counter Russian disinformation, arguing that by building resilience and imposing costs, the efforts by...
April 8th, 2021 12:05
German Lawmakers and Journalist Part Of Azerbaijani Influence Operation
US media is reporting on an Azerbaijani influence campaign centered on conservative German politicians. According to a VICE investigation. Azerbaijan has spent large sums of money attempting to buy itself...
March 30th, 2021 16:31
New Spanish Language Disinformation Website Linked To Falun Gong
The EU Disinfo Lab is reporting that Tierrapura.org, a newly founded Spanish-language disinformation website, is linked to the Epoch Times ecosystem, itself linked to the Chinese Falun Gong movement. According...
March 22nd, 2021 13:42
Epoch Times Tied To New Social Media Websites Promoting Disinformation
US media is reporting that The Epoch Times, a media operation associated with the Chinese Falun Gong movement, appears to be connected to several new social media websites spreading disinformation...
March 11th, 2021 13:21
Report Reveals Social Media Manipulations Prevalent In Over 80 Countries
Oxford University’s Internet Institute (OII) is reporting that according to a new OII survey, organized social media manipulation campaigns are being produced on an industrial scale by major governments, public...
January 7th, 2021 13:26
EDITORIAL: Yesterday’s Events in the United States
As the Global Influence Operations Report (GIOR) Senior Editor, I would like to say firstly that all of us at GIOR are sick at heart over yesterday's events at the...
January 5th, 2021 13:05
RECOMMENDED READING: “Is Falun Gong Behind Seth Holehouse’s ‘The Plot to Steal America’ It Looks Like It.”
The Metabunk blog has published its research results into a video shared by US President Trump titled “Man in America.” According to the report the video, based on election conspiracy...
December 9th, 2020 14:01
RECOMMENDED READING: “Information Overload Helps Fake News Spread, and Social Media Knows It”
Scientific American is reporting how what is described as “information overload” is interacting with social media to spread disinformation. The report describes how this synergy functions by citing a fictional...