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May 13, 2017

On May 13, 2017, 22 year-old United Kingdoms blogger, Marcus Hutchins, halted the spread of a global ransomware cyber-attack by accidentally activating the “kill switch”. This malicious software was wreaking havoc on several organizations in the UK. On the day the news of the attack went live, Hutchins found a sample of the malware and … Continue reading

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March 23, 1981

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1981 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a law making statutory rape a crime for men but not for women. As the all male court explained in their post decision brief, while a 25 to 30 year old man can in fact take unfair advantage over a naïve 16 to … Continue reading

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