NATO—Experts Manipulate Alliance Troops Via Social Media During Drills

Military Times | 02/21/2019

A NATO red team was able to identify alliance troops taking part in an exercise using social media and manipulate some to behave in undesirable ways, reports the Military Times.  The researchers from NATO's Strategic Communications Center of Excellence, based in Riga, Latvia, targeted troops deployed for exercises in an allied country.  The team used open-source data to identify 150 soldiers, track the movement of troops and battalions encourage unspecified undesirable behavior,...

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