‘Hackers’ Target Investigators Who Call BS on Moscow
Members of Bellingcat, the fact-checking collective known for exposing Kremlin lies, are being slurred by hijacked Twitter accounts posing to be their own.
Could Terrorists Hack an Airplane? The Government Just Did.
Hacking experts having been warning for years that it’s too easy to breach a cockpit’s defenses. Now an alarming government test proves their point.
Free Press Group Ready to Cut Off WikiLeaks
The Freedom of the Press Foundation routed half a million dollars to WikiLeaks. But Assange’s embrace of Trump split the group’s board, and now it’s on the verge of a major break.
Say No to No
Why You Should Reply ‘Yes’ to Every Facebook Event
A ‘yes’ can actively promote an event in your friends’ timelines. A ‘no’ can be an algorithmic death knell—and also ‘cruel and unusual’ levels of impolite.
Twitter Bans and Unverifies White Supremacists
Richard Spencer and Charlottesville rally organizer Jason Kessler had their verification badges stripped on Wednesday.
Pizzagate’s Troll King Doxes Roy Moore’s Accuser on Twitter
Posobiec once livestreamed a random child’s birthday party to accuse the Clinton campaign of pedophilia. Now, he’s doxxing an alleged assault victim as Twitter sits idle.
TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME
Plastic Surgeon to the Stars Strikes Back at His Hackers
A London practice allegedly retaliated against cyberattackers who stole photos of its celebrity clients. It’s not the only one escalating the fight against hackers.