Fake News · Information operations · Information Warfare

UK Fake news inquiry – publications


The UK is fully invested in an investigation into fake news. This is about investigating fake news, this is just the discovery phase. Recommendations will follow the investigative report. An Interim Report was published on 29 July 2018. Further report in preparation. Current Committee’s Disinformation and ‘fake news’ publications Former Committee’s fake news written evidence… Continue reading UK Fake news inquiry – publications

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia Loses the War of the Churches (54)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Ukraine’s SBU appears to “pwn” the UOC-MP/ROC within Ukraine.  </end editorial> SBU issues major warning to the public as the UOC-MP/ROC/“Russian Church” stages protest marches that present ideal opportunities for false flag attacks and propaganda exploitation. UOC-KP announce that the Tomos will be given to Ukraine January 6th. St… Continue reading Russia Loses the War of the Churches (54)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (58)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting Russia is already setting the stage for offensive operations in Donbas, declaring Ukraine is about to attack. Russia can say their attack on Donbas and Ukraine is pre-emptive. Our job should be to point this out, loudly, clearly, and often. Rossia-24 report about a fake robot is being widely… Continue reading Ukraine / Russia Ad Hoc Media Update (58)

#RussiaFail · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia Launched Cyber Attacks Against Ukraine Before Ship Seizures, Firm Says


DECEMBER 8, 2018 Researchers claim to have uncovered Russian cyber attacks aimed at the Ukrainian military and government before and during the Sea of Azov captures. Russian government-affiliated actors launched coordinated cyber attacks against Ukrainian government and military targets before and during the attack and seizure of Ukrainian ships and sailors on November 25, a private… Continue reading Russia Launched Cyber Attacks Against Ukraine Before Ship Seizures, Firm Says

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russian Federal News Agency, The Russian Troll Farm, And Yevgeny Prigozhin


I cannot agree with the characterization that Yevgeny Prigozhin is Russia’s “disinformation chief”.   I believe that Prigozhin finances the Russian Troll Farm in St. Petersburg and runs the Wagner PMC, but there is direct evidence of a more central information center overseen by Vladislov Surkov, which provides Temniki or guidance sheets to places like the Russian… Continue reading Russian Federal News Agency, The Russian Troll Farm, And Yevgeny Prigozhin

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia: Online Criminal Behavior May Be Mistaken For State Espionage


This well researched and documented article shows a criminal behavior, using virtually identical websites to Russian critical infrastructure, continuously changes targets, and uses many techniques which make it almost indistinguishable from state and state-sponsored cyber efforts.  I include only the introduction here, it is well worth reading the entire article online.  But wait, this article… Continue reading Russia: Online Criminal Behavior May Be Mistaken For State Espionage

Electronic Warfare · Information operations · Information Warfare

Here’s what the Army is saying about its new electronic warfare solution


By: Mark Pomerleau A U.S. Army official is describing results from the recent deployment of an urgent electronic warfare capability to Europe as mixed. In light of advanced Russian capabilities in theater, the U.S. Army decided it couldn’t wait for the current trajectory of the service’s official program schedule for the Electronic Warfare Planning and Management… Continue reading Here’s what the Army is saying about its new electronic warfare solution