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Cambridge Analytica — Did They Target Voter Registration Files?
In Oct. 2017, a programmer found a GitHub repository with a cambridgeanalytica.org email address. The repository has since been emptied; but we were able to access an archived version.
Cambridge Analytica and the Flipping of an Election – the Law of Small Numbers
During the 2016 Presidential election, we were besieged with fake news, bots, data mining, and micro-targeted ads. We know it had an effect.
Cambridge Analytica – What Did She Just Say?
Cambridge Analytica’s Molly Schweickert—to the contrary of most media outlets and experts—claimed that their data showed a high probability of a Trump win. So, where was Cambridge Analytica getting getting its data?
How to Control an Election by Hacking a Voter Registration Database
In 2017, DHS warned at least 21 states that their voter registration databases were targeted a year prior by Russian government hackers.
Tips to Protect Your Privacy while Online
You can keep your online identity from being stolen and misused—at little to no cost.
Supreme Court Justices, Religious Fundamentalists, And Bots
A Twitter botnet pushed messaging in support of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court—making it appear as if he had more support than he did.
Illinois. Now this is Full-On Hacking.
The attackers hit Illinois’ election system at 5 times
per second until August 12, 2016. That is 5 times per second for 7 weeks!
The Voty Twitter Botnet and The Attack on Senator Al Franken by the Alt-Right Army
How an army of Twitter bots participated in opposition rhetoric toward Al Franken.
Jane Austen Twitter Bots
The Jane Austen Twitter Bots is a group of Twitter bots that regularly tweet phrases from Jane Austen literature. But these accounts are far from harmless.
The Reffy Botnet
We discovered hundreds of related and similarly automated Twitter accounts with tentacles deep into Twitter’s users. One so massive that we gave it a name. The Reffy Botnet.
Social Media Scams–Everywhere a Fake Fake
With easy entry on multiple platforms and the ability to create many fake accounts, scammers are given ample feeding ground.
The Anti-Trump #Resistance Twitter Botnet
This new Twitter botnet is different from those that have previously been identified. It’s currently tweeting anti-Trump propaganda.
How Bad Has Twitter Follow-Back Resistance (FBR) Gotten?
I keep hearing that everyone vets their followers. But, if everyone was truly vetting, then how is there a MAGA troll running FBR for the Resistance on Twitter?
Supreme Court Says States Can Purge Voters Every Two Years
In an entirely partisan decision, the US Supreme Court ruled that Ohio–and all states–can purge voters if they haven’t voted in two years.
Yellow Vest Twitter Bots Pushing for Violent Revolt in America
Just like in France, a “Yellow Vest” revolt is being pushed on social media. For America.
Fake Government Twitter Accounts
Why is Twitter allowing fake North Carolina state and county Twitter accounts to spread alt-right disinformation?
Pennsylvania Rabbit Hole Part X
Why are our Voter Registration databases so vulnerable?
Pennsylvania Rabbit Hole Part IX
While nearly 500,000 voters were added to the rolls in the 7 months prior to the 2016 elections, fewer than 100,000 new addresses were added during the same time period.
Pennsylvania Rabbit Hole Part VIII
Just when you think it can’t get any worse—more anomalies.
Pennsylvania Rabbit Hole Part VII
As we looked at the lists of elderly and very young voters, we noticed something extraordinary. A few of these voters were listed twice, with identical information.
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