Mikael Thalen is a tech and security reporter based in Seattle, covering social media, data breaches, hackers, and more.
How accusations around a major NFT release sank it—and raised questions about an alleged NFT ‘ring’
How fears of the ‘antifa apocalypse’ set the stage for QAnon
The many lives of the Dancing Baby, cyberspace’s first cringe meme
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On Jun 27, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich, Mikael Thalen
'Sometimes simple kindness to a stranger can turn into weird situations.'
On Jun 24, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
'I just want you to know I saw it and you suck.'
The site is run by a former Trump speechwriter.
Abortion is now illegal in 13 states—with many more to come.
On Jun 24, 2022 by Claire Goforth, Mikael Thalen
'At this point it costs less to replace the camera than fill up your tank!'
On Jun 23, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Ecuador granted Snowden 'international protection' and sought to transfer him out of Russia.
On Jun 22, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
The win puts another QAnon believer in Congress.
On Jun 15, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, Trump supporters continue to blame Ray Epps for Jan. 6.
On Jun 14, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
On Jun 6, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich, Mikael Thalen
On May 31, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich, Mikael Thalen
'Yikes. Def not me,' Musk said in response.
On May 27, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
'Not being able to go home and hug your kids is not the same as not being able to EVER hug your kid again.'
On May 26, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
The data includes millions of names, addresses, emails, phone numbers, and birth dates.
Twitter's attempts to push for civility following the shooting in Uvalde is being met with anger.
On May 25, 2022 by Mikael Thalen