Beware: Major AI Chatbots Now Intentionally Spreading Election Disinformation

Just when you thought the disinformation landscape couldn't get any worse, an alarming new report from Democracy Reporting International reveals that popular AI chatbots have started ...
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The Shadow War: Cognitive Warfare and the Politics of Disinformation

For better or for worse, we live in a world that is an anarchy of nations. Over the last few decades, warfare has transcended traditional battlefields. We may already be experiencing a ...
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Must-Read New Study on Russian Propaganda Techniques

The Kyiv Post just published: "A knockout study by the Institute for the Study of War (“ISW”), just out March 27, is a must read for all the leadership of the West, and particularly, the ...
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Associated Press: "Grave peril of digital conspiracy theories."

The AP published a great article. This is your executive summary: Conspiracy theories have always been part of American culture, but advanced technology is making them more persuasive and ...
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How The Disinformation Machine Works, And How $400 Can Stop It

Specifically when wars break out, disinformation kicks into high gear. In the wake of the October 7 Hamas attack, the internet has been swamped with a deluge of disinformation. This ...
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[DISINFORMATION ALERT] Israel-Hamas war causes deluge of dis- and misinformation

Social media, and it seems particularly X (former Twitter) seems to drown in an almost instant deluge of disinformation caused by the horrendous Israel-Hamas war that broke out last ...
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[Heads Up] China Invests Billions in Huge Global Disinformation Campaign

Dustin Volz from the WSJ dropped a huge scoop today. This is rocket fuel infosec budget ammo I would send to my C-suite in a New York minute. They said: "Fake authors, bot armies and ...
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WIRED: "This Disinformation Is Just For You."

WIRED just came out with an article that spells out the coming tsunami of highly targeted disinformation. here is a short summary and the article is highly recommended:
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The Face Off: AI Deepfakes and the Threat to the 2024 Election

The Associated Press warned this week that AI experts have raised concerns about the potential impact of deepfake technology on the upcoming 2024 election. Deepfakes are highly convincing ...
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Blocking Social Engineering by Foreign Bad Actors: The Role of the New Foreign Malign Influence Center

The U.S. government created a new office to block disinformation. The new Foreign Malign Influence Center (FMIC) oversees efforts that span U.S. military, law enforcement, intelligence, ...
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[EYES OPEN] The Kremlin Propaganda Machine Now Works Overtime. INFOGRAPHIC

With an ongoing land war in Ukraine, everyone needs to be alert for the Kremlin's parallel disinformation campaigns. Many people simply are not aware of the massive amount of false data ...
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WSJ: Russian Disinformation Campaign Aims to Undermine Confidence in Covid-19 Vaccines

The Wall Street Journal reports: " Russian intelligence agencies have mounted a campaign to undermine confidence in Pfizer Inc.’s and other Western vaccines, using online publications ...
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Britain's Government Will Tackle Online Misinformation Claims on Anti-Vaccine

In a recent article by Reuters, the article covers a story from The Times on Britain's eavesdropping agency GCHQ is starting a plan to take on anti-vaccine propaganda that is being spread ...
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Manipulation by Disinformation: How Elections are Swayed

Security Serious Week 2020 focused on disinformation, and there were many talks, tweetchats, presentations, panel discussions, and blogs.
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Here's Your Guide for Combating the Global Disinformation Pandemic

Let’s face it – we’re facing a global pandemic; and it goes beyond Covid 19. There’s a war on truth and it’s being waged by nation states, political groups, and cybercriminals who want to ...
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August Fresh Content Updates from KnowBe4: Including New Disinformation Training Content for Your Users

Here are a few important feature and fresh content updates to share with you for the month of August.
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[Heads Up] Weaponized Disinformation Campaigns Skyrocket; KnowBe4 Releases New Spot & Stop DisInfo Training Module

Disinformation is a potent weapon in the current cold cyberwar arsenal. DisInfo attacks are skyrocketing and the number of countries using organized social media manipulation is going up ...
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