Friday 20 January 2023
My hunt for the person behind QAnon
Nicky Woolf writes about his year-long investigation into the conspiracy theory that’s become a cult – and how he identified the person he believes is behind it
Tuesday 9 February 2021
A year of Covid
Never such innocence
When was the moment? The moment when you realised what the coronavirus truly meant?
Tuesday 8 October 2019
Trump faces an impeachment crisis – and is lashing out. Here’s our guide to what happens next
Saturday 29 June 2019
Destroyer of worlds
How a childhood of anger led the founder of 8chan to create one of the darkest corners of the internet
Monday 3 October 2022
Toxic: the making of Andrew Tate
What happened when social media platforms banned Andrew Tate, whose misogyny netted him a fortune and millions of online followers?
Monday 21 March 2022
Into the dark: The broken promise of a bionic eye
Imagine being blind but thanks to the wonders of technology being able to see again. How would you then feel if that sight was taken away?
Monday 15 November 2021
Who is REvil?
Who are the people behind a spate of multi-million dollar ransomware attacks on financial institutions, schools, hospitals and critical infrastructure? When Nicky Woolf began to investigate the highest-profile ransomware outfit, REvil, it was almost completely hidden from view. But then the cyber-police started to uncover its secrets
Tuesday 19 October 2021
True Crime: The tragedy of Gabby Petito
When Gabby Petito is reported missing in Wyoming her disappearance is widely shared online. When her body is discovered her case seems to mobilise a whole army of digital detectives and citizen journalists all trying to solve the mystery of what happened
Monday 8 February 2021
Changed: My dad and the virus
Last March, Geoff Woolf went into hospital. He returned home 306 days later