Feb 16, 2021 by Thibault Debatty | 1549 views
In a report published last year, the Belgian State Security (VSSE) indicates that foreign powers, including Russia, are using Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT) to spread fake news about the COVID-19 crisis.
The goal of these campaigns is twofold:
According to the report, extremist groups (both left and right) are currently also using SOCMINT and fake news related to COVID-19 to pursue their objectives.
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