Targeting of Internet Research Agency
Date of report
  • February 2019
U.S. Cyber Command conducted operations to disable online activities of the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a Russia-based company closely affiliated to the Russian government that conducts information operations. The operation was meant to prevent the IRA from interfering in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections.
Suspected victims
  • Russia
Suspected state sponsor
  • United States of America
Type of incident
  • Sabotage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown