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‘Fishwrap’ fake news campaign recycles old news of terror attacks

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Analytics firm finds network of over 200 accounts sharing ‘news’ of old incidentsAn online misinformation campaign has been turning old news stories into fresh fake news, according to the threat analytics firm Recorded Future.While the identity of those running the campaign is unknown, the group has been dubbed “Fishwrap” by Recorded Future’s researcher Staffan Truvé “since it uses old news for new purposes”. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/jun/12/fishwrap-fake-news-campaign-recycles-old-news-of-terror-attacks

Author : Alex Hern

Publish date : 2019-06-12 14:00:46

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