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Identical messages in name order (botnets)

Computerworld, Sept. 2017:

“Many of the phony accounts fired off “identical messages seconds apart – and in the exact alphabetical order of their made-up names.””

Good quote:

“In the very near future, it’s likely that the focus of IT security will be forced to shift from keeping information safe to keeping information true.”

 

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  1. 🕵️ Emoji Investigator ™

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/us/politics/russia-facebook-twitter-election.html

    “Many were automated Twitter accounts, called bots, that sometimes fired off identical messages seconds apart — and in the exact alphabetical order of their made-up names, according to the FireEye researchers. “

  2. 🕵️ Emoji Investigator ™

    “The researchers discovered long lists of bot accounts that sent out identical messages within seconds or minutes of one another, firing in alphabetical order. The researchers coined the term “warlist” for them. ”

    Same source as above

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