Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (192)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Piontkovsky suggests there is enough evidence to conclude that the Chekist regime believes it could win a nuclear war against the West, although this alleged delusion may equally so be yet another play at the  “madman strategy”.  Russia has a new propaganda play, blameshifting the death of Magnitsky to… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (192)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (191)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> The leading Russia theme is the jamming of GPS in Scandinavia during the Trident Juncture EX. Russian propaganda appears to be spread thinly and incoherent. State looks at further Salisbury sanctions, the Russians complain. INF update. Eidman maps out the 17 Key Features of Putinism. Step argues… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (191)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (190)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Russian propaganda machine has been unusually subdued. Norway now reporting GPS jamming. Sanctions debate continues. Energy Sec Perry states some important ground truths in Hungary. NYT does 3 part video doco of the evolution of Soviet “active measures” technique to contemporary Russian practice. ISIS blowback in Central… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (190)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (188)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Propaganda machine activity remains subdued. Reports Russia jammed GPS during NATO Trident Juncture EX. Avangard MaRV reverberates in media. PD-50 dock believed unrecoverable, V-MF now lacks refit facilities for larger warships. More Su-57 propaganda. Excellent historical backgrounder on the evolution of Soviet/Russian propaganda by Smagliy – digital… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (188)

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran

Report: Evolving Menace – Iran’s Use of Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare


November 6, 2018 | Report Evolving Menace:  Iran’s Use of Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare Annie Fixler Policy Analyst Frank Cilluffo Auburn University CEEW Board of Advisors EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In 2016, the industrial computer security firm MalCrawler conducted an experiment: It created an elaborate network to observe the actions and gauge the intentions of malicious cyber operators.… Continue reading Report: Evolving Menace – Iran’s Use of Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare

Facebook · Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran

Facebook finds evidence of Iranian disinformation campaign


BY ALI BRELAND – 10/26/18  Facebook has discovered Iranian disinformation activity on its platform and is working to reduce its impact. The company’s head of cybersecurity, Nathaniel Gleicher, revealed Friday that Facebook had removed 82 pages, accounts and groups that engaged in “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” Roughly 1 million accounts followed those pages, with another 25,000 accounts joining at… Continue reading Facebook finds evidence of Iranian disinformation campaign

China · Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran · North Korea · Russia

ISPI Report: Confronting an “Axis of Cyber”?


Fabio Rugge 25 October 2018 The new US National Cyber Strategy points to Russia, China, North Korea and Iran as the main international actors responsible for launching malicious cyber and information warfare campaigns against Western interests and democratic processes. Washington made clear its intention of scaling the response to the magnitude of the threat, while… Continue reading ISPI Report: Confronting an “Axis of Cyber”?