Cybersecurity

Weaponizing Twitter

By Paul Rosenzweig
Sunday, March 19, 2017, 5:49 PM

If you don't find , you are far more sanguine than I am.

A Maryland man was arrested Friday on a cyberstalking charge in connection with allegedly sending an epilepsy sufferer an animated Twitter message telling the victim that “you deserve a seizure,” federal officials said.

The victim has been identified as a Newsweek writer who is a critic of President Trump.

Newsweek said the victim was Kurt Eichenwald, a senior writer. The Justice Department said that after viewing the strobe image, the victim “immediately suffered a seizure.”

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