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NSA Utah Data Center Largest Spy Compound Ever – Part 2

James Bamford Wired.com (Threat Level)   Continued from: NSA Utah Data Center Largest Spy Compound Ever – Part 1 For the first time, a former NSA official has gone on the record to describe the program, codenamed Stellar Wind, in detail. William Binney was a senior NSA crypto-mathematician largely responsible for …

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Cyber Attack ‘Flame’ on Middle East was State Sponsored

Cyber Attack 'Flame' on Middle East was State Sponsored

Eric Blair Activist Post   New malware said to “dwarf Stuxnet in size and sophistication” has reportedly hijacked computer systems in Middle Eastern countries including Iran, Israel, Sudan, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Researchers believe the malware known as “Flame” has been stealing and deleting massive amounts of information …

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NSA Utah Data Center Largest Spy Compound Ever – Part 1

James Bamford Wired.com (Threat Level)     The spring air in the small, sand-dusted town has a soft haze to it, and clumps of green-gray sagebrush rustle in the breeze. Bluffdale sits in a bowl-shaped valley in the shadow of Utah’s Wasatch Range to the east and the Oquirrh Mountains to the west. It’s …

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The Hacker Manifesto – The Mentor (1986)

The Hacker Manifesto - The Mentor (1986)

The Mentor Mithral.com   Another one got caught today, it’s all over the papers. “Teenager Arrested in Computer Crime Scandal”, “Hacker Arrested after Bank Tampering”… Damn kids. They’re all alike. But did you, in your three-piece psychology and 1950’s technobrain, ever take a look behind the eyes of the hacker? …

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Th3j35t3r Calls Bluff on Smedley Manning

Eduard Kovacs Softpedia  After many people suspected that he was setting up his own downfall in order to raise money for himself, The Jester (th3j35t3r) came forward to prove them wrong. It all started when a Twitter user named Smedley Manning (@cubespherical) published a number of screenshots that allegedly proved …

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Pirate Bay Suffers DDoS Attack from Anonymous Hater

Mary-ann Russon Network World A hacker who claims to hate both Anonymous and notorious BitTorrent website The Pirate Bay (TPB) has claimed responsibility for the DDoS attack that TPB has been suffering under for the last 24 hours. The Pirate Bay suffers DDoS attack The user, who goes by the Twitter handle @AnonNyre, has been …

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