Journalist Brendan Koerner strikes up a jail-cell correspondence with a man charged with instigating a fatal shooting. “Only by peering into the abyss of human malice can we divine how we can muster the strength to forgive the truly lost,” [ … ]
North Korean bitcoin theft, Fake FCC complaints, and more security news this week. https://www.wired.com/story/donald-trump-dating-app-exposed-data
News of apparent mail bombs targeting prominent Democrats and CNN give way to a deluge of false reports, partisan finger-pointing, and bad-faith conspiracy theories online. https://www.wired.com/story/mail-bomb-scares-misinformation-storm
Devices that might be explosives targeting Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN, and more all are caught before reaching their final destinations. Here’s how. https://www.wired.com/story/how-mail-bombs-get-intercepted-what-happens-next
Facebook took down another Iranian-based network of phony accounts Friday. This new campaign focused on American politics—and it was successful.
Prosecutors in California have filed 46 new counts against Tyler Barriss for bomb threats, fraud, and swatting incidents nationwide. He’s angling to get the case transferred to Kansas and intends to plead guilty.
At a press conference Friday, officials detailed how they identified and found Cesar Sayoc, who has been arrested in connection with a series of mail bombs targeting prominent liberals and CNN.
With the exception of President Trump’s legal team, no one has been watching the Mueller investigation more closely than Garrett Graff. https://www.wired.com/story/wired25-robert-mueller
When considered as a form of tech, paper has a killer feature set: It’s intuitive, it doesn’t crash, and it doesn’t need a power source. https://www.wired.com/story/elections-paper-ballots-low-tech-voting-booth