T0029 "Online polls"

Tactic stage: TA07

Summary: Create fake online polls, or manipulate existing online polls. Data gathering tactic to target those who engage, and potentially their networks of friends/followers as well


Has counters:

C00044 Keep people from posting to social media immediately
C00097 Require use of verified identities to contribute to poll or comment
C00101 Create friction by rate-limiting engagement
C00103 Create a bot that engages / distract trolls
C00123 Remove or rate limit botnets

Detection methods include:

F00016 Identify fence-sitters
F00079 Network anomaly detection
F00080 Hack the polls/ content yourself


Examples include:

Seen in incidents: