Bots and Russian trolls are behind many of the messages about vaccination published on social media, according to a new study by researchers at George Washington University.
As many as 46 percent of Russians “know nothing” about the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, according to a new survey.
Russian hackers were likely behind a series of crippling cyberattacks against at least nine Swedish media outlets in 2016, according to a newly released U.S. State Department cable.
On 31 July Facebook announced that they had removed 32 pages and accounts from their platforms for “coordinated and inauthentic behaviour.”
Reporters Without Borders has recognized online disinformation as a threat to journalism, and present 25 recommendations to tackle the problem in their new report.
Last week, a series of articles was published in the U.S. media relating to a $400-million donation allegedly made by U.S.-born financier Bill Browder to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 election campaign. The claim proved “completely without evidence.”