“Through extensive efforts, he built a secret network of self-reinforcing sites from the ground up. He devised a strategy that got prominent personalities—including Trump—to retweet misleading claims to their followers. And he fooled unwary American citizens, including the hacker’s own father, into regarding fake news sources more highly than the mainstream media … Previously dubbed ‘Hacker X,’ he’s now ready to reveal who he is—and how he did it.” The American who built a pro-Trump fake news empire unmasks himself.