How a Reddit Email Vulnerability Led to Thousands in Stolen Bitcoin Cash

Beginning over two weeks ago, reports have trickled in on Reddit community “r/btc”—the de facto hub for supporters of bitcoin rival bitcoin cash (BCH)—of accounts being compromised by a new and worrying attack vector. What may have read to skeptics as infighting between two contentious factions was confirmed today as…

How Medical Woes Turned a Retired Professor Into the Face of Fatalism Online

You’ve probably seen it: a stock photo of a white-haired old man in a plain red turtleneck with the words “guess I’ll die” scrawled across his chest. But the story of how Mike Baldwin, a 76-year-old retired chemistry and biochemistry professor, actually became the internet’s preeminent expression of fatalism has…