I rarely think that the text I’m copying and pasting has something hidden within it that could reveal my sources. And I probably should worry about that because it’s incredibly easy to hide invisible characters—so-called “zero-width” characters—within text and use those as a watermark or fingerprint of sorts. In some situations, that could reveal to… Read More


When someone commits a crime, it’s safe to assume that person wants to get rid of the evidence; they may wear gloves, or conceal their identity. But criminals get caught, often on the most incidental oversights—some as small and seemingly innocent as a knot in a string. Source: atlasobscura… Read More