What to Expect From Disinformation Campaigns During the 2022 U.S. Midterms, Part 2
MIN READOct 18, 2022 | 21:22 GMT
A Russian flag flies next to the U.S. Embassy building in Moscow, Russia, on March 18, 2021.
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As the November 2022 U.S. midterm elections approach, state-sponsored cyber threat groups, hacktivists and cybercriminals will ramp up new or capitalize upon existing disinformation campaigns for various malign ends. Although social media platforms are preparing for the onslaught of disinformation, their efforts will likely fail to mitigate the full extent of cyberthreats, heightening societal and physical security risks. In the second part of this series, we explore the risk of external meddling in next month's vote from actors like Russia, China, Iran and North Korea....