Specifically for surveillance was created about two dozen accounts on Facebook.
Russian intelligence tried to spy on the election campaign of the President of France Emmanuel Makron through a fake account on Facebook.
About it reports Reuters, quoting a us Congressman and two other people familiar with these data.
According to sources, about two dozen accounts on Facebook was created for monitoring by the officials of the campaign Rules and other persons close to him. According to a U.S. Congressman and the two sources, the espionage campaign include Russian agents.
In the company of Facebook, said that I had to take action on fake accounts that spread misinformation about the elections in France.
Sources said that the number of accounts in Facebook, which was deactivated in France because of propaganda or spam, and most of them are connected with the election – has increased to 70 000.
Recall that the headquarters of Macron suffered large-scale hacker attack, which resulted in the fusion network of tens of thousands of letters and documents in just a few hours before the official end of the campaign.
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