Tag: Russian election interference


Russian cyberops are targeting COVID-19 vaccine R&D, intelligence agencies warn

July 17, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Western intelligence agencies say they’ve found evidence that Russian cyber espionage is targeting efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine in a number of countries. In an advisory report, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said the Russia-linked cyber espionage […]


Massive scale of Russian election trolling revealed in draft Senate report

December 18, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

A report prepared for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) due to be released later this week concludes that the activities of Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA) leading up to and following the 2016 US presidential election were crafted […]

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Trump and Clinton spent $81M on US election Facebook ads, Russian agency $46K

November 1, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

Russian information troll farm the Internert Research Agency spent just 0.05% as much on Facebook ads as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s campaigns combined in the run up to the 2016 US presidential election. Clinton and Trump spent $81 million, […]