Tagged as hacking

Fake News Found in 16 Countries’ Elections

A new international report has revealed more than a dozen nations fell prey to online manipulation and disinformation tactics during election cycles in the last year, risking internet freedom across the globe. The annual Freedom House “Freedom of the Net” report released on Tuesday found that at least 16 countries sustained attacks similar to Russian online meddling […]

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Theresa May accuses Vladimir Putin of election meddling

Theresa May has launched her strongest attack on Russia yet, accusing Moscow of meddling in elections and carrying out cyber espionage. Addressing leading business figures at a banquet in London, the prime minister said Vladimir Putin’s government was trying to “undermine free societies”. Mrs May said it was “planting fake stories” to “sow discord in the […]

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Russians ‘set up shop’ in Scotland to force new independence vote

US senator has warned that Russian cyber operatives are “setting up shop” in Scotland to foment support for a second independence referendum. Senator Angus King told a Washington hearing into Russian interference in last year’s US presidential election that Scotland was also on the Kremlin’s target list. Click below to read more…

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