Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit

Posted in: Government & Policy at 01/08/2019 15:09

Computer hackers and propaganda specialists working in the British army are to be placed in a single division, as part of a reorganisation designed to reflect a belief that the boundary between peace and war has become increasingly blurred.

The cyber and intelligence experts will be consolidated into a reborn 6th Division – one of three in the army with a strength of 14,500 – which will also contain ground troops who can be used in secret, special forces-type operations.
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jul/31/army-fights-fake-news-with-propagandists-and-hackers-in-one-unit

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