Posts tagged as Cambridge Analytica

Fighting And Winning Against US Psychological Cyber Warfare

By Lauren Smith on Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Proceed with caution: the CIA, NSA, FBI and DOD are your ‘friends’ on Facebook, writes Lauren Smith. Social media and Google serve three strategic purposes for the U.S. government. First, they allow Washington to conduct espionage; second, they facilitate the spread of disinformation campaigns, and third, they serve as conduits for the transmission of social contagions. In deploying thought control against the users of social media and Google, the U.S.…

Cambridge Analytica linked company taught at NATO STRATCOMCOE

Monday, March 26, 2018

Anglo-American data company Cambridge Analytica is making lots of headlines around the world after revelations that a data leak from Facebook allowed it access to tens of millions of accounts, and an undercover operation by British broadcaster Channel 4 News that caught the firm’s executives boasting of its methods of manipulating public opinion. LSM reported a year ago that Cambridge Analytica’s parent company, Strategic Communications Laboratories Group (SCL), was active in Latvia with…