Even though there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Montenegro, the institutions in charge ordered the work stoppage of disco and night clubs, hospitality businesses (except for those which deliver food and provide taking of food and meals), closure of playrooms for children, fitness centers, shopping malls, gyms and betting agencies, for 15 […]

The modern age has brought us into a new reality where social networks and media create and promote narratives and information that undermine the legitimacy of not only Montenegrin but also societies around the world. The current situation regarding the Law on Freedom of Religion has deepened the crisis in relations between the Serbian Orthodox […]

At the press conference, held in the premises of the Atlantic Council of Montenegro on January 28, 2020, Milan Jovanovic from the Digital Forensic Center presented the new research concerning the current disinformation campaign. The goal of the presentation was to display quantitative and qualitative results, with reference to the key examples of disinformation, media […]

Words: Marjam KIPAROIDZE for Coda Story Eyewitnesses who point their finger at innocent defendants are not liars, for they genuinely believe in the truth of their testimony, Dr. Elizabeth Loftus, a cognitive psychologist and memory scientist said decades ago. Our memories can be changed, inextricably altered, and that what we think we know, what we believe with […]

Password checkup is an extension for Chrome browser that checks if some of the passwords you have entered earlier has been revealed or used during a cyber attack or information leak known to Google. The issue of security has never been of greater significance, both for users and providers of various online services. Due to […]

By Alex Romero, for Disinfo Portal This article is part two of a series by Alto Data Analytics about the workings of disinformation in the digital ecosystem. While there are no easy fixes, there are many opportunities to mitigate and build resilience against digital disinformation. Too often, politicians, regulators, and technology companies focus their efforts on combatting fake […]

The third 360 / OS[1] organized by the DFRLab of the Atlantic Council brought together journalists, activists, innovators, and leaders from six continents bound together fighting for objective truth as a foundation of democracy.   Digital Forensic Center’s team joined the Digital Sherlocks in London at the end of June for two days in open […]

By Alex Romero, for Disinfo Portal This article is part one of a two-part series by Alto Data Analytics about the workings of disinformation in the digital ecosystem. In the months leading up to May’s European Union parliamentary elections, Alto Data Analytics researched the latest disinformation strategies in Europe’s digital public sphere. Data was collected from a wide range […]

Technology can make it look as if anyone has said or done anything. Is it the next wave of (mis)information warfare? In May 2018, a video appeared on the internet of Donald Trump offering advice to the people of Belgium on the issue of climate change. “As you know, I had the balls to withdraw from the […]

The Kremlin’s electoral meddling has many different forms around the world. In several recent European elections, we have seen a variety of interference tactics, including personal attacks, hack-and-leak operations, false narratives, amplifying sentiments, cyberattacks, and more. Of these methods, information manipulation remains a particularly pervasive tactic. Malign actors prefer techniques of information manipulation as they […]