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Fake News from Actual News Outlets

In a recent release FireEye identified a misinformation campaign but this time it wasn’t coming from Facebook, Twitter or any other social media. The news agencies had their content management systems hacked and the hackers were publishing fake news in psy-ops bid to sway public opinion against NATO.

The attack appears to have been running since 2017, so for three years, real news outlets have been publishing fake news. At least initially, it appears that real articles were replaced with the fake ones on a wide variety of on line news sites.

Yet another reason you should not believe what you see on the internet….

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