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Russian-linked cybercampaigns put a bull’s-eye on France. Their focus? The Olympics and elections


Associated Press

PARIS (AP) — Cybersecurity experts and French officials say Russian disinformation campaigns against France are zeroing in on legislative elections and the Olympic Games which open in Paris at the end of the month. More than a dozen reports issued in the past year point to an intensifying effort from Russia to undermine France and President Emmanuel Macron, who is one of Ukraine’s most vocal supporters in Europe. The attacks include misleading posts purporting to be by legitimate French media outlets, as well as the Star of David graffitied on walls in Paris and caskets left at the Eiffel Tower.

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