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Hackergruppens beteende i informationskrigföring
Swedish Defence University.
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

With the ever-expanding speed of technological development and the dependence of social media outlets in everyday life. Information warfare can be used to strike targets with information operations from leaders down to the average person. Therefore, it is important to acknowledge the fact that attacks are being performed on our media corporations to influence are opinion. By influence opinion via deception the outcome of an attack even changes an election.

The aim of this paper intends to shed light on the behaviour of hacktivist groups. The Syrian Electronic Army will be the main character in this paper do to the groups plausible deniability connections to the Syrian regime. As this paper will show with the works of a case studies on this group with the theoretical framework of John Warden. Hacker groups with connections to a regime work towards influencing the public via the power of disinformation.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018. , p. 38
Keywords [en]
Information warfare, Syrian Electronic Army, John Warden, Strategic Theory
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URN: urn:nbn:se:fhs:diva-7616OAI: oai:DiVA.org:fhs-7616DiVA, id: diva2:1223874
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War Studies, Thesis
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Officersprogrammet (OP)
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Available from: 2018-06-26 Created: 2018-06-26 Last updated: 2018-06-26Bibliographically approved

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