Dead Cows, HackerGiraffes, fast food-craving lemmings, foul-mouthed scooters and golf pranksters made SC Media’s rather eclectic list of the most bizarre cyber news from the last 12 months. 

In 2016, hackers tried to influence who became president. This time, hackers are running for president!  

Well, make that a former teenage hacker – and a fairly harmless one at that. Democratic candidate and former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke was once a member of famed hacktivist group Cult of the Dead Cow (cDC), operating under the alias “Psychedelic Warlord,” Reuters first reported last March. 

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