He is not mad or a sick person; a dictator knows perfectly well what he is doing; he has a sense of mission to carry out and manipulates others to achieve his goals, says Professor Janusz Heitzman, forensic psychiatry representative at the Minister of Health.
Russia has a lot of experience in cyber warfare, and disinformation war is planned for a long time. The West must learn to wield this weapon better. What we needed is training the public to recognise disinformation and create good systems to detect the source of information, says Dr. Aleksandra Przegalińska, a professor at the Kozminski University.
Identifying the source of malicious content, its source of propagation, is crucial for reducing online disinformation. A similar mechanism allows, for example, to identify patient zero at the beginning of an epidemic. RPaSDT (Rumor Propagation and Source Detection Toolkit) allows to determine the source of fake news come from and how they spread in social media.