ReportFeb 10, 2021
Atlantic Council’s DFRLab publishes new report in Just Security: #StopTheSteal: A timeline of social media and extremist activities leading up to 1/6 insurrection
In-depth investigation offers the most comprehensive timeline for #StopTheSteal to date.
Elections 2020Sep 29, 2020
Making sense of foreign interference claims on the eve of the 2020 US election
By Digital Forensic Research Lab
The DFRLab launches an interactive, open-source database that captures allegations of foreign interference relevant to the 2020 election. It assesses the credibility, objectivity, evidence, transparency, and impact of each claim.
Max Rizzuto is a research assistant at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) based in Washington, DC.
Max has an expansive interest in exploring political, social, and technological developments and their confluent influence on societies has directed his research towards online communities. While attending Stevens Institute of Technology, he wrote his undergraduate thesis on the rise, fall, and resurgence of deepfake fora as they first appeared. When not investigating and assessing oddities online, he’s usually searching for new music, traveling, or skateboarding.