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Russia-aligned hackers running anti-Nato fake news campaign – report

‘Ghostwriter’ campaign said to involve replacing true stories with false ones on news sites in Poland and Lithuania

Hackers “aligned with Russian security interests” have been engaged in a sustained campaign to compromise news websites in Poland and Lithuania to plant false stories aimed at discrediting Nato, according to a new report.

Part of the campaign – labelled “Ghostwriter” – involved gaining access to news sites publishing systems, deleting stories and replacing them with false news that sought to delegitimise the transatlantic alliance.

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