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Wisconsin Recount Summary — How to Know You’re Being Screwed

Really? A Recount without verifying Milwaukee, Waukesha, Brown, or Racine counties? Those counties accounted for 870,000 votes in an election won by just 23,000!

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Pennsylvania. How The Hell Did Trump Win

Trump won Pennsylvania even though it isn’t a state with a history of Democrats voting for Republicans. Looking at the numbers, his victory seems to defy logic.

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From Russia with Love, Part II: Another 20 Million Russian Twitter Bots Exposed

Twitter ignored 20 million Russian bots. Will they ignore 40 million?

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From Russia with Love: 20 Million Russian Twitter Bots Exposed

In a six-month project, we found millions of Russian bots on Twitter—and this is just the start.

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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 The repository has since been emptied; but we were able to access an archived version.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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Tips to Protect Your Privacy while Online

You can keep your online identity from being stolen and misused—at little to no cost.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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So We Are Supposed To Believe

So we are supposed to believe that Russia knew exactly how many ads and bots they needed to put in place in order to win three states by .2, .3, and .7%?

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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?

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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.

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The 2018 California Primary — A Printing Error? Really?

An average of over 77 voters per precinct were not in the voter rolls. Does this sound like a printing issue to you?

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