North Korea is known for being an economically isolated country, a foreign policy pariah and the occasional subject of memes about its leader, Kim Jong Un. Beyond those impressions, the country has also been carrying out cyberattacks as an alternative ...

Feeling the crushing impacts of Western sanctions over recent years, Vladimir Putin has had to look elsewhere for political and economic influence. To do this, the Kremlin employs coordinated disinformation campaigns in several African countries. Using tested proxies that indirectly ...

A video game might not be one’s first thought when it comes to deciphering the intricacies of international relations. In fact, video games are often more associated with their role in popular culture as a means of entertainment. However, these ...

Americans’ trust in the Internet is at an all-time low. While people continue buying into the products offered by Meta, Amazon and Google, they simultaneously distrust the very products they consume. Many don’t see a way to avoid using these ...

LOS ANGELES — The last time a foreign power invaded Europe, few people owned a television. Radio was the most common form of communication, and Steve Jobs was decades from being born. However, now, as Putin moves to occupy Ukraine, ...

LOS ANGELES — With the U.S. midterm elections soon approaching, there are growing fears of the use of information and cyberwarfare to undermine the elections (again). This tactic, a hallmark of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s approach to international affairs, deeply ...

On Sunday night, Joe Rogan took to Instagram to apologize for recent public backlash over allegations that his podcast peddles COVID-19 misinformation. In a 10-minute Instagram video, the popular podcast host said that his show, The Joe Rogan Experience, had ...

LOS ANGELES — Cyberspace is an uncharted territory for state and non-state actors alike. It serves as a space to engage in familiar activities while expanding political engagement to new heights. What makes cyberspace unique is that it is not ...

LOS ANGELES — As social media’s use and influence continues to expand exponentially into all aspects of modern-day life, world leaders are grappling with how to and if they should regulate these platforms. Some countries have taken more extreme approaches. ...

LOS ANGELES — For the last few months, Nayib Bukele, El Salvador and Latin America’s first millennial president, has been stepping into the future with what has arguably become his technology generation’s most buzz-worthy investment tool: cryptocurrency. In June 2021, ...