A currently unknown attacker targeted Twitter followers of the Epilepsy Foundation with a strobe GIF. The attacks took place early last month but are only just now gaining public attention. A spokesman for the foundation likened the attack to “a person carrying a strobe light into a convention of people with epilepsy and seizures, with the intention of inducing seizures.” So far there have been 30 confirmed attacks on the foundation’s followers; it is unclear though how many clicked on the GIF.
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