Shortly after the Portals began to Decay more rapidly due to +Devra Bogdanovich's 'Portal Virus,' the so-called 'Shaper Glyph Hack' mechanism built into the +Ingress scanner (accessible by long-clicking the HACK button) became significantly more effective at boosting Portal Hacks than it had been previously.
Here's what I want to know. Why?
Was it a coincidence (I doubt this very much), or some kind of a response, either conscious or automatic? Who is behind it?