Russia’s GRU ‘targeted chemical weapons watchdog OPCW’

Russia’s GRU ‘targeted chemical weapons watchdog OPCW’

Image copyrightDutch Defence MinistryImage caption The four Russians travelled on diplomatic passports Dutch security services expelled four Russians over a cyber attack plot targeting the global chemical weapons watchdog, officials said. The operation by Russia’s GRU military intelligence allegedly targeted the Organisation for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons in The Hague in April. The OPCW […]

History professor predicts Mueller will reveal Trump crimes that will ‘shock the nation’ — and force GOP to impeach

History professor predicts Mueller will reveal Trump crimes that will ‘shock the nation’ — and force GOP to impeach

Historian Allan Lichtman is known for making accurate predictions — and he’s more certain than ever that President Donald Trump will be impeached this spring. The American University history professor has correctly predicted the winner of every presidential election since 1984, including Trump, and he has recently updated his book, The Case for Impeachment, that […]

Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under wraps, which included a $100,000 […]

Edward Snowden: The Untold Story

Edward Snowden: The Untold Story

SCROLL DOWN The message arrives on my “clean machine,” a MacBook Air loaded only with a sophisticated encryption package. “Change in plans,” my contact says. “Be in the lobby of the Hotel ______ by 1 pm. Bring a book and wait for ES to find you.” ¶ ES is Edward Snowden, the most wanted man […]

Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future

Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future

Note: If you want to print this post or read it offline, the PDF is probably the way to go. You can buy it here. And here’s a G-rated version of the post, appropriate for all ages. _______________________ Last month, I got a phone call. Okay maybe that’s not exactly how it happened, and maybe […]

How Russia Helped Swing the Election for Trump

How Russia Helped Swing the Election for Trump

Donald Trump has adopted many contradictory positions since taking office, but he has been unwavering on one point: that Russia played no role in putting him in the Oval Office. Trump dismisses the idea that Russian interference affected the outcome of the 2016 election, calling it a “made-up story,” “ridiculous,” and “a hoax.” He finds […]

Is Donald Trump a Traitor?

Is Donald Trump a Traitor?

I find it hard to write about Donald Trump. It is not that he is a complicated subject. Quite the opposite. It is that everything about him is so painfully obvious. He is a low-rent racist, a shameless misogynist, and an unbalanced narcissist. He is an unrelenting liar and a two-bit white identity demagogue. Lest […]

Facebook announces security attack affecting 50 million users

Facebook announces security attack affecting 50 million users

A hacker gained access to nearly 50 million Facebook user accounts by exploiting a weakness in the social network’s systems, Facebook said on Friday. News of the cyber attack — which appears to be one of the most significant in Facebook’s history — sent shares of the company down roughly 3% in midday trading on […]