Mikael Thalen

Mikael Thalen is a tech and security reporter covering social media, data breaches, hackers, and more.

Did Elon whine about divorce with grimes on burner account?

Did Elon Musk use his baby burner account to say his kids hated Grimes?

Probably not.

On Apr 11, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

iphone users freak after apple warns some users being targeted for surveillance

‘Someone is spying on my device’: iPhone users freak after Apple warns of ‘mercenary’ surveillance campaign

'Apple has high confidence in this warning—please take it seriously.'

On Apr 11, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

Hunter Biden(l), Russian woman talking(r)

Why Hunter Biden is being accused of orchestrating the Moscow terror attack

The allegation is going viral.

On Apr 10, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

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Elon Musk’s X accused of approving ad calling to reinstate death penalty for gay people

'God's law is just' the promoted post reads.

On Apr 9, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

The furry hackers in SiegedSec launch campaign #OpTransRights

Furry hackers kick off campaign against anti-trans churches by doxing YouTube pastor

The group intends to target churches and media outlets.

On Apr 9, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

Mel Gibson and Mark Walhberg starting an 'anti-woke' movie studio

No, Mel Gibson and Mark Wahlberg are not starting an anti-woke film studio

The claim first began circulating on Facebook last week.

On Apr 9, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

Biden trolls Trump with eclipse video

Biden drops ‘eyewear’ PSA troll from balcony where Trump watched eclipse without glasses

'Play it safe.'

On Apr 8, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

Airbnb policy change freaking out internet

‘They are telling you what’s coming’: Airbnb’s new refund policy for ‘government travel restrictions’ sends QAnon crowd spiraling

'They are telling you what's coming...'

On Apr 8, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

The solar eclipse is secret dark brandon worship

‘Dark Brandon’s true form’: Biden fans troll right-wing conspiracy theorists freaking out about the eclipse

'They worship 'Dark Brandon,' a demonic figure who covers the eyes to his soul.'

On Apr 8, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

Unjected logo over graphic background

EXCLUSIVE: Anti-vaccine dating, blood swapping site Unjected exposes users’ DMs, locations

Users of the notoriously glitchy site have been worried about potential security lapses.

On Apr 8, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

Elon gets owned by election official after falsely claiming voters are registering without ID

Elon Musk wrecked by election officials for claiming millions of migrants registered to vote in swing states

Musk has yet to respond to the dismantling of his viral post.

On Apr 4, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Is Maga blaming the Covid vaccine yet?’ Anti-vaxxers awfully quiet over Lauren Boebert’s emergency blood clot surgery

'Looks like the #ClotShot literally worked on Congresswoman #LaurenBoebert.'

On Apr 3, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

Bombed car

‘Nothing unintentional’: Israeli airstrike that killed 7 World Central Kitchen workers draws outrage

'This was no mistake.'

On Apr 2, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

How to 'Bleach' Your Hard Drive Like Hillary Clinton. In the bottom right corner is a Your Password Sucks logo in a Daily Dot newsletter web_crawlr font.

Y0ur P@ssw0rd S*cks: How to ‘bleach’ your hard drive like Hillary Clinton

You don't actually have to use bleach.

On Apr 2, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

solar eclipse conspiracy theories

‘Nineveh repented. Will America?’: Christians claim solar eclipse path through ‘biblical’ towns prove U.S. is ‘wicked’

Others believe that the end of the world is just a week away.

On Apr 1, 2024 by Mikael Thalen