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Facebook disables Russian, Iranian networks, illustrating continued 2020 election threat

The Internet Research Agency is the Kremlin-backed entity that sowed social and political unrest during the 2016 presidential race. Facebook described the network it disabled Monday as a “well-resourced operation,” focused on the U.S., “that took consistent operational security steps to conceal their identity and location.” It operated primarily on Instagram, which belongs to Facebook, […]

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Bipartisan Senate report calls for sweeping effort to prevent Russian interference in 2020 election

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) October 8 at 2:45 PM A bipartisan panel of U.S. senators Tuesday called for sweeping action by Congress, the White House and Silicon Valley to ensure social media sites aren’t used to interfere in the coming presidential […]

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A US soldier working at Mar-a-Lago uploaded photos of an underage girl to a Russian website – a closer look at the site reveals a horrific underworld

IMGSRC.ru You’d never know from the front page of the Russian website iMGSRC that, within its depths, dozens of users are sharing photos of children in various states of undress. The comments sections underneath those photo galleries are full of other users, all anonymized, weighing in with correspondingly disturbing remarks. It’s this website where US […]

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Tech Companies Dragged Feet on Russian Interference Data, Reports Say

Supported by Tech Companies Dragged Feet on Russian Interference Data, Reports Say ImageSocial media companies including Facebook were sometimes evasive and misrepresented themselves to lawmakers when it came to discussing Russian interference, according to two new reports.CreditCreditElijah Nouvelage/Reuters By Sheera Frenkel, Daisuke Wakabayashi and Kate Conger Dec. 17, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — When lawmakers asked […]