Russians create clone sites of Der Spiegel and Fox News to spread fake news

Navigation and useful materials

The enemy launched another PSYOP to induce the Ukrainians to a truce with Russia. To this end, the Russians have created several fake sites that mimic the leading media like Der Spiegel and Fox News and massively spread false materials on social network X (formerly Twitter).

Unlike traditional “payroll trolls,” this spam attack is all about automatic publishing. It is cheap, which allows making it more massive by 10, 100, and 1,000 times, The Insider noted.

GRU hackers have been spreading disinformation and practising phishing attacks through fake world media sites for many years; after the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, such attacks have intensified.

If you have found a spelling error, please, notify us by selecting that text and pressing Ctrl+Enter.

Navigation and useful materials

Spelling error report

The following text will be sent to our editors: