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Ben Makuch
Natsec Correspondent hosted Cyberwar on and , and the CYBER pod for + a Juve fan. DM for Wire handle.
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Jason Koebler 16h
We've published and contextualized the video that was sent to voters around the country in Iran's apparent disinfo campaign, so that people can see what one of these looks like:
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Tess Owen 16h
A new report by & (which tracks political violence worldwide) listed hotspots for armed election violence from paramilitary groups. They believe the likelihood of violence from Proud Boys & Boogaloo adherents is "very high"
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Jason Koebler Oct 21
so this makes two straight presidential elections has broken news of a foreign psyop
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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai Oct 20
NEW: Someone calling themselves "Proud Boys" is sending threatening emails to Florida voters who are registered as Democrats. We obtained one of the emails and talk to one of the people who got them. Scoop by and me.
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VICE Canada Oct 21
The military promises they're not sending wolves on anyone.
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Josh Visser Oct 21
Canada's defence minister told the wolf psyop 'should never have occurred'
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Tim Marchman Oct 21
Via , the Canadian military has promised to halt psyop training after inadvertently terrorizing citizens with claims that they would be killed by ferocious wolves
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Ben Makuch Oct 21
Got an update on that wolf psyop gone wrong in Canada: Minister of National Defence tells me he has now directed the to, "pause training related to these sort of influence activities(...)" My story:
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Ben Makuch Oct 20
Replying to @joshvisser @ngjanowitz
Knicks 4evr
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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai Oct 20
NEW: Anonymous wannabe security researchers on 4chan thought they foud evidence of serious vulnerabilities in the voting systems of Oregon and Washington state. Spoiler alert: they did not, at all.
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Ben Makuch Oct 19
Replying to @MackLamoureux
I should add, this doc will (for the 1st time) air the audio of the Base leader, Rinaldo Nazzaro, discussing the strategic use of the war in Ukraine with cell leaders. and I more broadly report on this call in this piece from last week:
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Ben Makuch Oct 19
This doc, on accelerationist neo-Nazi terror orgs like the Base, airs tonight at 10PM. It's the third episode of a 4-part series taking a look at extremism in America today. Check it out!
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Ben Makuch Oct 19
Replying to @iD4RO
Yeah, not good.
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Joseph Cox Oct 19
Replying to @josephfcox
Update: what we heard at the time but have now verified; Toobin was masturbating on the Zoom call, reason for suspension
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Jason Koebler Oct 19
Replying to @jason_koebler
This has been updated with significantly more detail. Toobin was masturbating during a break-out session during an election simulation featuring various New Yorker all stars
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Ben Makuch Oct 19
Replying to @rachel_pick
k, but also: what was this camera angle lol?
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Ben Makuch Oct 19
This is quite the scoop from . Just gonna leave this right here.
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Travis View Oct 17
Big day in the "JFK Jr lives" sect of QAnon as the man himself is expected to reveal himself and replace Pence as Trump’s running mate at the Dallas rally.
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Ben Makuch Oct 16
Replying to @bigblackjacobin
Reckless and inspiring.
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Ben Makuch Oct 16
Solid tweet right here.
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