More nations following Russia, China to spread fake news: U.K. scholar

More countries around the world have been copying the efforts of Russia and China to systematically disseminate fake news, a phenomenon that is now considered a cause for global concern, a visiting pr...

Taiwan most vulnerable to disinformation attacks: Swedish survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is the most vulnerable country in the world to disinformation attacks and China is likely the main culprit, said a Swedish scholar on Friday (Sept. 27) Staffan I...

Beijing using 'agents' to spread disinformation on social media in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 2020 Taiwan general elections grow near, a report by a Taiwanese think tank states that China is using "agents" and intermediaries to spread disinformation onl...

On election security, these members bring a fresh(man) take

WASHINGTON (AP) — For eight weeks, a group of freshman members of Congress have been quietly meeting to tackle a problem they feel their more senior colleagues haven't done enough to address: election...

NSB: Taiwan needs no media advice from Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a list of over 70 Taiwanese news media executives and political commentators attending a controversial gathering in Beijing last week was revealed over the weekend, Taiwan&#...

Taiwan's Want Want received NT$2.8 billion state grant from China in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Want Want in China (Want Want China Holdings Limited), a food manufacturer which has holdings in media, hotels, and insurance, is found to have received up to RMB ...

Mueller revealed his Trump-Russia story in plain view

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in full deflection mode. The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material on his presidential opponent, Hillary Cli...

Taiwan-China crisis could erupt in 2020: U.S. expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The United States should strengthen its deterrence amid the rising likelihood of a Taiwan-China crisis in the run-up to next year’s Taiwanese elections, said Michael Chase...

Court records reveal a Mueller report right in plain view

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in full deflection mode. The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material on his presidential opponent, Hillary Cli...

Court records reveal a Mueller report right in plain view

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in full deflection mode. The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material on his presidential opponent, Hillary Cli...

Media outlet linked to man charged by US hit by arson attack

MOSCOW (AP) — A news outlet linked to a Russian multimillionaire accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has reportedly been hit by an arson attack. St. Petersburg...

Senate wrestles with response to foreign influence campaigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee is wrestling with how to respond to ongoing foreign efforts to undermine American democracy through social media. Wednesday's comm...

Poland moves against Russians engaged in 'hybrid' activities

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities have detained a Russian citizen and banned four others from entering Poland for five years on allegations of "information warfare." Authoriti...

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Could enemies sabotage undersea cables linking the world?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian ships are skulking around underwater communications cables, causing the U.S. and its allies to worry the Kremlin might be taking information warfare to new depths. ...