Cracking the Fake State

Can hackers and Western security services win the online war against Daesh? BY Mirren Gidda One day after the attacks in Paris on November 13—in which young men affiliated with Daesh killed a total of 130 people at six locations across the French capital—a video began making the rounds online. With its dramatic theme music

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Rob Lowe Gets Slammed for “Insensitive” Tweets After Paris Attack

American TV actor Rob Lowe has come under fire for his tweets about the Paris attacks that killed at least 127 people on Friday. Lowe has been slammed for tweets about and after French President Francois Hollande’s speech shortly following the attacks in Paris. Lowe first tweeted “Viva La France” ostensibly to voice his solidarity with

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#FreeBacon Topic Sizzles on Social Media after WHO Meat Report

NEW YORK (Reuters) Bacon lovers took to social media on Tuesday to express disdain over a World Health Organization report that said processed meat is likely to cause cancer. The hashtags #FreeBacon, #Bacongeddon and #JeSuisBacon were among the top-trending topics worldwide on Twitter for a second straight day. Celebrities, politicians and ordinary consumers were reacting

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