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An Iranian threat through social media

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A report by iSIGHT Partners finds a new group of cyber criminals, based in Iran, have been carrying out a years-long campaign against top U.S. officials. They created a fake news site and fake personas to glean information from senior military personnel, think tanks, and defense contractors.

Patrick McBride, iSIGHT's vice president of marketing and communications, discussed the issue with Government Matters.

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