Venezuela’s Government Appears To be Trying to Hack Activists With Phishing Pages

Hackers allegedly working for the embattled Venezuelan government tried to trick activists into giving away their passwords to popular services such as Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, and others, according to security researchers. Last week, the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for citizens to volunteer with the goal of helping international humanitarian organizations deliver aid into[…]

Politicians pushing back on corporate power celebrate victory in Amazon’s NYC reversal

New York State Sen. Michael Gianaris hosts a rally protesting Amazon’s planned New York office. (GeekWire Photo / Monica Nickelsburg) In the first few weeks of 2019, progressive politicians have started a national conversation about income inequality and corporate power. Turns out it’s more than just talk. On Thursday, Amazon reversed plans to build a[…]

Pro Wrestler Booker T Is Suing 'Call of Duty' Publisher for Copying His Comic Book

WWE pro wrestling Hall of Famer Booker T. Huffman—known in the ring simply as “Booker T”—is suing video game publisher Activision Blizzard for copyright infringement. According to a complaint filed in Texas and first reported by The Verge, Huffman and his lawyers allege that Activision Blizzard lifted a comic book character Huffman created for use[…]