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Manipulation, Disruption & Espionage: the 2019 Israeli Elections

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On Tuesday 9 April 2019 Israel will be holding early legislative elections for members of the 21st Knesset, the unicameral national legislature which holds 120 seats. The elections are of significant importance at both national and regional levels and are highly likely to have attracted the attention of various cyber actors. Various operations are likely to be conducted, with manipulation, disruption and espionage that promise to be at the forefront of the electoral race.

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Election Hacking: an old threat in new clothes

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There is a general consensus that Russia interfered in the 2016 US Presidential Elections. According to the US intelligence community, it has been assessed with ‘high confidence’ that Russia used nation state proxy groups to influence the outcome of the presidential election in favour of Donald Trump.

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