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Twitter Re-Activated an Account It Told Congress Was Connected to a Russian Troll Farm

Robert Delaware got his account back after the company misidentified him as a Russian troll, but Twitter won't say if this could have happened to others.
Louise Matsakis
11.6.17
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Social Media Experts Say the Russian Trolls Suck at Facebook

You don’t even have to be good at Facebook to reach millions of voters
Louise Matsakis
11.3.17
Quiet Wars
Quiet Wars

China Is Testing Silent ‘Magnetic Drive’ Submarines to Evade the US Navy

The less noise a sub makes, the harder it is to detect on sonar.
David Axe
11.3.17
stockpiles
stockpiles

Experts: America Doesn't Need All These Nukes

Nuclear deterrence can be way less pricey, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
David Axe
11.2.17
Boty Politic
Boty Politic

The Bots That Are Changing Politics

A taxonomy of politibots, a swelling force in global elections that cannot be ignored.
Renee DiResta
John Little
Jonathon Morgan
Lisa Maria Neudert
Ben Nimmo
11.2.17
Internet Propaganda
Internet Propaganda

Here Are 14 Facebook and Instagram Ads that Russian Trolls Bought to Divide Americans

Lawmakers released some ads purchased on Facebook and Instagram by Russian government-linked entities.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.1.17
Internet Propaganda
Internet Propaganda

Russian Facebook Trolls Got Two Groups of People to Protest Each Other In Texas

A US Senator revealed on Wednesday that Russian trolls organized a simultaneous protest and a counter-protest in Texas in 2016.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.1.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Why Twitter Is the Best Social Media Platform for Disinformation

It is time for Twitter to confront bots, extremists, and hostile spies by owning up to its own values.
Thomas Rid
11.1.17
All Fronts
All Fronts

Russian Army Gets Specialized Drone-Hunters

The jammer can disrupt an enemy's own signals, potentially preventing ground-based controllers from steering their drones via satellite.
David Axe
10.31.17
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russia

Researchers Say Paul Manafort Referenced James Bond in His Adobe and Dropbox Passwords

The ex-Trump campaign chairman was indicted in special investigator Robert Mueller’s Russian probe Monday.
Louise Matsakis
10.30.17
Crypto Kremlin
Crypto Kremlin

Putin Will Require Cryptocurrency Miners to Register With the Government in 2018

After months of conflicting statements, Russia has finally outlined its plan for cryptocurrencies.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.24.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

New Ransomware ‘Bad Rabbit’ Spreading Quickly Through Russia and Ukraine

There’s a potentially massive new ransomware spreading in eastern Europe.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.24.17