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uspol, social engineering 

Another example of what I will call in my next book "masspersonal social engineering": right-wing groups pretexting as left-wing groups on Facebook

theguardian.com/technology/202

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uspol, social engineering 

My book has a website, although it is not nearly done yet! mitpress.mit.edu/books/social-

uspol, social engineering 

@robertwgehl there's an election happening in September in Germany and the industry lobbies are working really hard to discredit the Green candidate…

uspol, social engineering 

@meena are they using techniques like hiding their identities, using proxies, and the like?

uspol, social engineering 

@robertwgehl the things I've seen so far are extremely blatant and easy to track, but will still land them points with their (Conservative) target voters

what's really messed up is that their "ad" is showing up on major (supposedly non-partisan) newspaper websites

i'm not watching TV, hanging out on twitter/Facebook, so i don't know how bad it subtle is there, but we do have these sock puppets here too
(as Austrian citizen living here, I'm also not eligible to vote…so)

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