Active Measures #19 – Salve Regina University’s Pell Center

Active Measures #19 – A Newsletter of Political Warfare, Influence, and Information Campaigns

Here are the top stories seen this week:
Israel Pledges No Election Meddling as Speculation Swirls over Russia | Reuters

Massive Manipulation, Foreign Influence Campaign, and Cyber: The Threats to Israel’s Election | Amitai Ziv | Haaretz

Report: Iran is Likely Setting Stage for International Phishing Campaign | Patrick Tucker | Defense One

Orban’s Propaganda Machine Keeps Hungarian Protests in Check | Zoltan Simon | Bloomberg

#TrollTracker: Facebook’s Midterm Takedown | DFRLab | Disinfo Portal

Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook Data was Accessed from Russia, MP Says | Donnie O’Sullivan, Drew Griffin, and Patricia DiCarlo

Secret Campaign to use Russian-Inspired Tactics in 2017 Ala. Election Stirs Anxiety for Democrats | Craig Timberg, Tony Romm, Aaron C. Davis, and Elizabeth Dwoskin | The Washington Post

The Unhackable Election: What it Takes to Defend Democracy | Michael Chertoff and Anders Fogh Rasmussen | Foreign Affairs

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