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The FBI and CISA issued another public service announcement on Thursday, warning of the potential threat posed by foreign actors spreading disinformation about the 2020 U.S. presidential elections.
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) today issued another public service announcement that warns of the potential threat posed by foreign actors and cybercriminals spreading disinformation to cast doubt on the legitimacy of U.S. elections.
Yesterday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) issued a public service announcement that warned of the potential threat posed by foreign actors and cybercriminals spreading disinformation about election results in the upcoming November 2020 U.S. presidential election.
The whistleblower claims the national security adviser personally gave explicit instructions to the Department of Homeland Security to prioritize intelligence about Chinese interference.
Tackling disinformation requires humility, calm and attention to details as the threat evolves and becomes more complex: Tropes such as the “Russian playbook” are no longer helpful ahead of the November election.
The ambiguity of the Justice Department’s election policy is particularly concerning in light of hints from Attorney General William Barr about a possible October Surprise.
The director of national intelligence has decided to curtail in-person briefings to Congress about election security. Congress should push back.
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