New York Times: Social Media Attack That Set Off a Seizure Leads to an Arrest

New York Times: Social Media Attack That Set Off a Seizure Leads to an Arrest. “When the journalist Kurt Eichenwald opened an animated image sent to him on Twitter last December, the message ‘You deserve a seizure for your posts’ appeared in capital letters along with a blinding strobe light. Mr. Eichenwald, who has epilepsy, has said he immediately suffered a seizure. On Friday, the F.B.I. said it had arrested and charged a man for sending the electronic file, though the agency did not immediately release the suspect’s name or specify the criminal charges.”

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