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Election Interference Report on the November 2020 Election

August 10, 2021

The most egregious misunderstanding about the November 2020 elections, whether purposeful or not, was the idea that there were late night fraudulent “data dumps” of votes that heavily favored Democrats. “Vote dump” charts  and memes proliferated quickly across social media starting in the early hours of November 4th. They purported to show significant voting irregularities, [Read More…]

Cybersecurity, Digital Investigations

Open Source (OSINT) Timeline of the Insurrection at the United States Capitol on January 6th 2021

January 10, 2021

The following is a reconstruction of the timeline for events that occurred during the attack and breach by pro-Trump supporters on the United States Capitol complex on January 6th, 2021. This will be an ongoing timeline investigation and will be subject to change as new and more accurate information is obtained. Please feel free to [Read More…]

Company News, Digital Investigations

New SMS phishing campaign (SMISH) pretending to be from the United States Post Office

October 13, 2020
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The Slickrockweb team broke news on a SMS phishing campaign (SMISH) pretending to be from the United States Post Office, pushed out nationally to cell phones in large numbers. The full twitter report was documented by us on September 15th, 2020 [here] Some of our research on this USPS SMISH was picked up by other cybersecurity [Read More…]

Company News, Cybersecurity, Digital Investigations

“Don’t Click It”, Applies to SMS as Well: Anatomy of a Facebook / SMS Phish

June 26, 2020

For years we have been taught to be extra cautious when opening emails and to not click on links in unsolicited emails. Sadly this even applies to emails that appear to be from known sources (spear-phishing attempts). There are a number of “tells” one can look for when viewing the raw source code of the [Read More…]

Company News, Cybersecurity, Digital Investigations, Website Security

Inauthentic Twitter Accounts Posing As Black Lives Matter Activists Exposed as Russian Backed Troll Accounts Operated out of a Troll Farm in Ghana, Africa

March 14, 2020

On March 12th, 2020 CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward and a team of investigative reporters broke open a big story about a new Russian troll farm operating out of the west African country of Ghana and a second site in Nigeria (ref: https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/12/world/russia-ghana-troll-farms-2020-ward/index.html). Her investigation led to the conclusion that this social media troll [Read More…]

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