Signage for the National Security Agency, US Cyber Command and Central Security Service near the visitor’s entrance to the NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland. Photo: AFP

US using ‘direct messages’ in fight against Russian meddling in midterm elections, report says

  • US Cyber Command said to be using direct messages to target individuals behind influence campaigns, according to The New York Times
  • The campaign by the military computer warfare division is the first known operation taken to protect American elections
Topic |   US midterm elections 2018

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Signage for the National Security Agency, US Cyber Command and Central Security Service near the visitor’s entrance to the NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland. Photo: AFP
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