T0013 "Create inauthentic websites"

Tactic stage: TA15

Summary: Create media assets to support inauthentic organizations (e.g. think tank), people (e.g. experts) and/or serve as sites to distribute malware/launch phishing operations.


Has counters:

C00008 Create shared fact-checking database
C00011 Media literacy. Games to identify fake news
C00012 Platform regulation
C00014 Real-time updates to fact-checking database
C00016 Censorship
C00107 Content moderation
C00153 Take pre-emptive action against actors' infrastructure
C00172 social media source removal
C00176 Improve Coordination amongst stakeholders: public and private

Detection methods include:

F00033 Fake websites: add transparency on business model
F00094 Registries alert when large batches of newsy URLs get registered together


Examples include:

Seen in incidents: