chasing the phantom

Inside the Hunt for Russia’s Most Notorious Hacker by Garrett M. Graff | illustrations by Chad Hagen Source: On the morning of December 30, the day after Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Russia for interfering in the 2016 US election, Tillmann Werner was sitting down to breakfast in Bonn, Germany. He spread some jam…Read more chasing the phantom


Pic Credit: Detroit Free Press She thought she was losing control. Her life was a finely threaded garment unravelling. Money disappeared from her account, charges mounted for expensive items she never ordered or received. The bank was sympathetic but couldn't help. The police couldn't help. It's a disaster, she said. No, a symptom, they shrugged.


  There are five stages in grief, we are told, denial, anger, bargaining, depression and  acceptance that  people interpret  as signposts in a linear progression, a morbid pathway, if you will. I don't believe it, it pisses me off, is there no alternative? I don't care anymore. Ok,  I give up.