Slack Warns Investors It's a Target for Nation-State Hacking
As Slack prepares to go public, the company is warning potential investors that it's a target for malicious attacks from “sophisticated organized crime, nation-state, and nation-state supported actors,” according to an SEC filing published today.
Mob-Related Conspiracy Theories Are a Window into America's Scam-Obsessed Soul
Anthony Comello—alleged shooter of Gambino boss Frank Cali—flashing what looked like a QAnon symbol in court was part of a larger obsession.
The American Mafia Has Become an Unhinged Reality Show
The link between the killing of a Gambino mob boss and an apparently MAGA-loving QAnon suspect is part of a descent into postmodern chaos.
The Story of That Gambino Mob Boss's Killing Just Got a Lot Weirder
On Saturday, police in New Jersey arrested Anthony Comello, a 24-year-old who lives with his parents and might have had a thing for Frank Cali's niece.
Everything We Know About the Gambino Mob Boss Who Just Got Whacked
It's been decades since a mob leader was gunned down in New York City.
We Asked Actual Mafia Experts If Trump Is Really Acting Like a 'Mob Boss'
Comparing the president to a Mafia leader is almost a cliché at this point. Is it just a joke, or something more?
CEO Pleads Guilty to Selling Encrypted Phones to Organized Crime
Phantom Secure made custom, encrypted BlackBerry phones and sold them to customers all over the world, including to the Sinaloa cartel, according to prosecutors.
How a Postal Inspector Brought the Mafia to Justice
The Black Hand or "Society of the Banana" terrorized new Italian immigrant communities in parts of the US by mail. The story of how a postal worker brought them down was almost lost forever.
Meet the Unconventional Mafia Boss Who Inspired 'Godfather' Don Corleone
Just like the movie legend, Frank Costello survived assassination and tried to steer his family toward respectability after a brutal past.
How Putin's Russia Became Mafia Heaven
Inside the long, strange story of organized crime taking over the former Soviet Union—and how Russia tamed it only to unleash it on the West.
How the Hells Angels Weaponized Facebook and Yelp
The HA would really like to speak to your manager.
How a Bay of Pigs Survivor Became a Brutal American Mobster
The mess of a CIA operation had horrific consequences for the organized crime scene back in the United States.