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Cyber security expert warns of 'botmaster' influence

Fake social media profiles identified spreading misinformation

Highly sophisticated technology can be used to influence the outcome of elections, a cyber security expert has warned.

Fake social media profiles with artificially created photos have been indentified spreading misinformation.

Andy Cuff works for Computer Network Defence (CND).

He says it's easy for people to be duped by so-called 'botmasters' and urged caution when reading stories online:

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