The Hunt and Incident Response Team from the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center was deployed in August to offices in Annapolis, Maryland, at the request of state officials to examine the state’s election infrastructure network enclave.
Fake news has become an addiction, as tech companies like Facebook and Google target vulnerable people and turn the problem into a health crisis, argues journalist Bob Sullivan.
Your vote in the mid-term elections is less vulnerable to cyber threats than it was during the 2016 presidential election, when Russian meddling took place, but experts say there are still areas of concern.
The social media giant previously disclosed the operations and lawmakers released hundreds of suspected account names that Twitter said were linked to the Internet Research Agency, a St. Petersburg-based “troll farm.”
In the last part of the “Tale of a Troll” series, a former employee of the so-called “internet Research Agency” in Russia tells WTOP’s J.J. Green what happened this year that made him think he was being targeted and advice for Americans ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
In the next part of the “Tale of a Troll” series, a former employee of the so-called “Internet Research Agency” in Russia tells WTOP’s J.J. Green about the work he did and what happened when he tried to make the move into the “Facebook Department.”
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