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December 13th, 2021 15:02
Facebook Takes Down Network Of Fake Accounts Linked to Belarusian Domestic Intelligence Service Used To Stoke Border Crisis
US media is reporting that Facebook took down a network of fake accounts operated by Belarus’s domestic intelligence service KGB used to pose as journalists and activists to stoke tensions...
November 30th, 2021 14:50
France Doubles Down on Countering Foreign Interference Ahead of Key Elections
US media is reporting that the French government has begun structuring a permanent monitoring and response capability to counter foreign influence operations. According to a Lawfare report: November 22, 2021...
November 23rd, 2021 15:55
Belarusian Disinformation Campaign Targets Eastern European NATO Members
US media is reporting that Belarus is allegedly behind a hacking and disinformation campaign targeting Eastern European NATO members since 2016. According to a Newsweek report: November 16, 2021 Belarus...
November 1st, 2021 16:43
A Brief History of Online Influence Operations
The Lawfare Blog, a US national security publication, has published a concise history of online influence operations. The report begins: October 28, 2021 The Wall Street Journal’s Facebook Files series...
October 26th, 2021 12:26
European Union Steps Up Efforts To Combat Foreign Interference And Disinformation
European media is reporting that the European Union is stepping up its efforts to combat foreign influence operations and disinformation. According to a Euractiv report, the European Commission recently gathered...
August 26th, 2021 16:15
Georgian Ruling Party Attack US/Europe Using Websites & Social Media
A former US ambassador to Georgia has alleged that Georgian Deram, the governing party of Georgia, has engaged in covert attacks on the US. ambassador in Tbilisi and her European...
August 9th, 2021 15:30
Canadian Intelligence Service Publishes Foreign Interference Threats Report
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), Canada’s primary intelligence service, has published a report on foreign interference threats to Canada’s democratic process, outlining the targets and techniques foreign states use...
August 2nd, 2021 16:43
Azerbaijani Interns Have Infiltrated Germany’s Parliament
US media reported last month that interns with ties to the regime of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev have been working for years in the German parliament (Bundestag). The article says...
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...