T0043 "Chat apps"

Tactic stage: TA07

Summary: Direct messaging via chat app is an increasing method of delivery. These messages are often automated and new delivery and storage methods make them anonymous, viral, and ephemeral. This is a difficult space to monitor, but also a difficult space to build acclaim or notoriety.


Has counters:

C00006 Charge for social media
C00012 Platform regulation
C00016 Censorship
C00074 Identify and delete or rate limit identical content
C00121 Tool transparency and literacy for channels people follow.
C00135 Deplatform message groups and/or message boards
C00176 Improve Coordination amongst stakeholders: public and private

Detection methods include:

F00038 Social capital as attack vector


Examples include:

Seen in incidents: