Former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke speaks to reporters during a campaign stop on March 15, 2019 in Washington, Iowa. Photo: AFP

US Democrat Beto O’Rourke was a teenage hacker called ‘Psychedelic Warlord’ in the Cult of the Dead Cow group

  • Group US presidential hopeful belonged to was famous for releasing tools allowing users to hijack Windows computers, forcing Microsoft to improve security
Topic |   Computer hackers

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Former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke speaks to reporters during a campaign stop on March 15, 2019 in Washington, Iowa. Photo: AFP
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Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke speaks to a crowd of marchers during the anti-Trump ‘March for Truth’ in El Paso, Texas. Photo: AFP

Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke ends months of speculation, announces 2020 White House bid

  • Political up-and-comer has used grass roots organising and social media savvy to mobilise young voters and minorities
Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020

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Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke speaks to a crowd of marchers during the anti-Trump ‘March for Truth’ in El Paso, Texas. Photo: AFP
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