Issue No. 09 - September (2017 vol. 50)
Hal Berghel , University of Nevada, Las Vegas
The real story behind alleged foreign interference in our election isn’t that it occurred—any impact on the outcome from Russian hacking and trolling was minimal—but that we set the standard for such activity and have no one but ourselves to blame.
Out of Band, history of computing, election, cybercrime, hackers, trolls, Silk Road, Ross William Ulbricht, fake news
H. Berghel, "Oh, What a Tangled Web: Russian Hacking, Fake News, and the 2016 US Presidential Election," in Computer, vol. 50, no. 9, pp. 87-91, 2017.