Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• That cybercriminals have made hundreds of millions of dollars from a type of malware called CryptoWall, which essentially holds the contents of a computer ransom until the owner pays to regain access? —Julia Thiel
• That Peter Ludlow, the Northwestern University professor who was found responsible for sexually harassing two students and whose behavior prompted a pair of Title IX lawsuits, has resigned? —Aimee Levitt
• That Yelpers are rushing in to give Andersonville’s Cantina 1910 four or five star reviews (and an occasional one star review) after Mike Sula’s scathing takedown of many of the previous reviews? —Ryan Smith
• About the Four Horsemen of Gentrification? (“There are those who believe Brunch to be the most destructive of the horsemen. Once he takes hold, an underage girl will line the streets with vomit because she heard once that tomato juice cancels out vodka.”) —Mike Sula