FOREIGN ADVERSARIES ARE TARGETING U.S. ELECTIONS WITH DISINFORMATION 

SUMMARY
As the election approaches, foreign adversaries continue to use social media to attempt to influence voters. The attached advisory includes guidance to understand and mitigate the threat. The mitigation guidance includes the following:

» Know the source and verify your information 
» Use official websites and reliable news sources for your information
» Consider before you share, repost, or “like” online information – don’t amplify a  foreign adversary’s message or false narrative
» Use official government websites for election day details and guidance
» Refer to state and local officials for accurate information on local elections

Posted Date: 08/21/2020
Published Date: 08/21/2020
Source: NCSC