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FBI, CISA Warn of Disinformation Campaigns Targeting 2020 Election Results

September 23, 2020

Spreading disinformation on the results of the elections represents a threat to the credibility of the electoral process, meant to undermine confidence in the democratic institutions in the United States, the alert reads.

According to the FBI and CISA, both foreign actors and cybercriminals are expected to target the 2020 elections through newly created websites, changes made to existing websites, as well as through the creation and sharing of corresponding social media content containing false information.

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