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The Defense Department has produced the first tools for catching deepfakes


Fake videos are now detectable with new tools devised by the Department of Defense.  </end editorial> Fake video clips made with artificial intelligence can also be spotted using AI—but this may be the beginning of an arms race. by Will Knight August 7, 2018 The first forensics tools for catching revenge porn and fake news created with… Continue reading The Defense Department has produced the first tools for catching deepfakes

China · CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare

U.S. Orders Chinese Outlets To Join Foreign-Agents List


Wall Street Journal, Sept. 19, Pg. A6 | Kate O’Keeffe and Aruna Viswanatha The Justice Department ordered two leading Chinese state-run media organizations to register as foreign agents, according to people familiar with the matter, as U.S. officials ramp up efforts to combat foreign influence operations and toughen their stance on a variety of China… Continue reading U.S. Orders Chinese Outlets To Join Foreign-Agents List

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (48)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Tumultuous is probably the best description for this week in the media. Most interesting reports in every single category. NATO / EU / Russia Reports US F-22 fighter jets intercept Russian bombers near Alaska – CNNPolitics Two US F-22 “Raptor” fighter jets intercepted two Russian TU-95 bombers… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (48)

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Sweden

Russian Strategy In Sweden


Last week’s events concerning the pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign Can’t see images?http://preview.mlsend.com/k3j5e9 Dear colleagues, we have talked to our trusted contacts in Swedish security institutions and here are the main takeaways about Russian strategy in Sweden: The Russian strategy seems to be clear. Moscow probably realized that going in with direct aggressive activities would backfire due… Continue reading Russian Strategy In Sweden

#RussiaLies · CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

The Upcoming Novichok GRU Officers Russian Extravaganza


I swear, either Tom Rogan, the author of this article, read the editorial I wrote yesterday, here: Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (143), or we think alike.   My prediction is that this exact scenario will be presented to the world in excruciating detail, after a few days.  Expect details beyond… Continue reading The Upcoming Novichok GRU Officers Russian Extravaganza

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Walmart, Amazon, E-Bay Must End Sales Of All Items That Glorify Soviet Repression And Terror


SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Toronto– The Central and Eastern European Council in Canada, representing the interests of nearly 4 million  Canadians of Central and Eastern Euopean heritage, demands that Walmart, Amazon and eBay, immediately cease all sales of items on their online stores that glorify The Soviet Union, Soviet repression, Josef Stalin and the institutions used… Continue reading Walmart, Amazon, E-Bay Must End Sales Of All Items That Glorify Soviet Repression And Terror

CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Helsinki Summit Media (9)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Every once in a while the Russians surprise with a truthful observation – in this case, the admission that Russia and the West  “live in a different reality” i.e. Russia’s alternate reality is a real state of mind in Russia. SECSTATE Pompeo’s Crimea Declaration was needless to… Continue reading Helsinki Summit Media (9)