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Lulzsec indictment released with details from Hector Xavier “Sabu” Monsegur

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@devashishsaxena the movie Informant was 'ok'. BTW the Character in the movie is now an exec --read his press release http://bit.ly/9rkeg0

Boundless Informant: NSA explainer - full document text

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View the three-page explanation document, which showed the NSA collected almost 3 billion pieces of intelligence from US computer networks over a 30-day period ending in March    ...
Boundless Informant: NSA explainer - full document text

After Hacker Arrests, an Attack on the Vatican and a Growing Anxiety

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After authorities indicted five hackers with the help of their ringleader-turned-F.B.I.-informant, Hector Xavier Monsegur, other activist hackers faced an existential crisis and uncertain future. Some took down the Web site of the Vatican....
After Hacker Arrests, an Attack on the Vatican and a Growing Anxiety

Top LulzSec members arrested, group leader reportedly acted as informant

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The LulzSec hacking group may have officially called it quits last June, but that doesn't mean it was able to escape the eye of law enforcement. As Fox News reports, today saw three group members arrested and two more charged with conspiracy -- a move that one FBI official described...
Top LulzSec members arrested, group leader reportedly acted as informant

Boundless Informant NSA data-mining tool - four key slides

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The top-secret Boundless Informant tool details and maps by country the voluminous amount of information it collects from computer and telephone networks    ...
Boundless Informant NSA data-mining tool - four key slides

American's Journey: FBI Snitch: Prosecutors want to bar North Bergen shock jock Hal Turner's role as informant in new trial

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American's Journey: FBI Snitch: Prosecutors want to bar North Bergen shock jock Hal Turner's role as informant in new trial

Samsung rumored bringing new tablet to May 3 event

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Samsung may bring more than just a third-generation Galaxy phone to its upcoming May 3 event. As asserted by a source for CNET, the company would purportedly have a new 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab variant in store for the gathering. Other than a dual-core processor, the informant was short on details.......
Samsung rumored bringing new tablet to May 3 event

Too Big To Fail: Why Anonymous And Hacktivism Will Go On After Sabu

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Earlier today, authorities descended on a hacker called Sabu and five of his cohorts, who are now in custody, with more than a little love lost between him and the bigger Anonymous group with which they were associated. The reports claim that Sabu (real name, Hector Xavier Monsegur) had been...
Too Big To Fail: Why Anonymous And Hacktivism Will Go On After Sabu

Uber Cab Confessions: Driving Mr. Morin

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Yesterday, Greg Kumparak had yet another of his trademark brilliant ideas that Pando editors get friendly with Uber drivers, because surely with so many entrepreneurs taking them around the city there’s some good stories being thrown around. Not more than a few hours later I was having dinner with the...
Uber Cab Confessions: Driving Mr. Morin

Teenager accused of cyber-attacks held over breach of bail

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Ryan Cleary kept in custody at Chelmsford prison after alleged use of internet to contact LulzSec hacker known as 'Sabu'A British teenager accused of cyber-attacks linked to hacking groups Anonymous and LulzSec has been sent to jail after breaching his bail conditions.Ryan Cleary, 19, has been remanded in custody at...
Teenager accused of cyber-attacks held over breach of bail

Information communication technology and social justice: exploring what works

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ICT has the potential to transform activism, but what is the evidence of what works, and do organisations think enough about digital security risks? Join the debate Thursday 11 AprilType the words 'ICT4D', the popular acronym that describes information communication technologies for development, into any search engine and you may...
Information communication technology and social justice: exploring what works

NYT: Barnes & Noble may be moving away from Nook hardware

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Barnes & Noble's hardware division hasn't exactly been glowing recently, and if one New York Times source is to be believed, it'll take more than cute (and charitable) rhymes to keep investors happy. According to the NYT source, company executives want to shift from making Barnes & Noble branded...
NYT: Barnes & Noble may be moving away from Nook hardware

'Friends' can share your Facebook profile with the government, court rules

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A federal judge has ruled that investigators can go through your Facebook profile if one of your friends gives them permission to do so. The decision, which is part of a New York City racketeering trial, comes as courts struggle to define privacy and civil liberties in the age of...
'Friends' can share your Facebook profile with the government, court rules

Surprised By File-Sharing Snitches? You Shouldn't Be

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We’ve all the seen the scenes in movies. The gallant hero tied to a chair, overlooked by a cruel interrogator flanked by two armed and burly minders. The blinding spotlight tears into his eyes, the cold steel of his binding chains weighs him down as much as the responsibility ahead....
Surprised By File-Sharing Snitches? You Shouldn't Be

AntiSec hacks security site to protest LulzSec arrests

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Antivirus company apparently targeted after a researcher celebrated reports that group's former leader had become an informant. [Read more]...
AntiSec hacks security site to protest LulzSec arrests

China's e-publishing revolution puts writers on a fast track to freedom

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A new phenomenon in China – fiction published exclusively online – is giving young writers the opportunity to get their work read quickly and free from censorshipThe middle-aged man was introduced to me simply as "Old Field". He had given up his teaching job, my informant told me gleefully, and...
China's e-publishing revolution puts writers on a fast track to freedom

TJX Hacker Gets 20 Years in Prison

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BOSTON — Convicted TJX hacker Albert Gonzalez was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for leading a gang of cyberthieves who stole more than 90 million credit and debit card numbers from TJX and other retailers. The sentence for the largest computer-crime case ever prosecuted is the...
TJX Hacker Gets 20 Years in Prison

Meet 'Boundless Informant,' the NSA's Tool for Tracking Global Surveillance Data

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Meet 'Boundless Informant,' the NSA's Tool for Tracking Global Surveillance Data

Another NYPD Terrorist 'Investigation' Turns Up Nothing But Privacy Invasions And Rights Erosion

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It's no secret that the "War on Terror" has resulted in little more than steady paychecks for those in the loop and plenty of rights erosion everywhere else. As was detailed earlier this year, the New York Police Department has decided to follow in the clumsy footsteps of the FBI's...
Another NYPD Terrorist 'Investigation' Turns Up Nothing But Privacy Invasions And Rights Erosion
NSA 'Boundless Informant' software leak shows just how much data the government has

Phone No One Uses Will No Longer Carry Game No One Plays

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Cross-posted from New versions of the BlackBerry mobile device won't come equipped with BrickBreaker, a simple game that for years was installed on every BlackBerry and at its peak developed a cult following among traders and Wall Street executives. Richard S. Fuld, the former Lehman Brothers chief executive, became...
Phone No One Uses Will No Longer Carry Game No One Plays

The NSA's Boundless Informant: a data mining tool that maps collected intelligence

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Leaks, denials and declassifications aside, one thing has been clear recently: the National Security Agency takes in a lot of data -- allegedly collecting call logs, internet records and even Facebook photos from folks all over the world. So, how does the outfit handle all this data? With custom...
The NSA's Boundless Informant: a data mining tool that maps collected intelligence

Is The US Using Prism To Engage In Commercial Espionage Against Germany And Others?

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As we noted last week, one of the key claims following the revelations about the Prism program was that it was aimed at those outside the US, and that US citizens were caught up in it only incidentally. A further leak concerned the Boundless Informant analysis tool, one of...
Is The US Using Prism To Engage In Commercial Espionage Against Germany And Others?

NYPD Spent Years Spying On Muslims, Generated Exactly Zero Leads

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We just wrote about yet another (in a long line) of manufactured terrorist plots, in which the FBI creates its own terrorist plot to arrest anyone who can be coaxed into going along for the ride, even if they had no interest or ability to push the plot forward on...
NYPD Spent Years Spying On Muslims, Generated Exactly Zero Leads

Hacker Involved in Attacks Since 1999, Government Says

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A computer hacker who became an informant allegedly carried out a variety of online attacks from as early as 1999 and allegedly committed other crimes for which he won't be prosecuted because of his cooperation....
Hacker Involved in Attacks Since 1999, Government Says

Boot up: Apple/Google mapping special, plus RIM jobs and another patent suit

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Includes the Amazing iOS Maps Tumblr, Google Transit directions for iOS6 (app), how Google renewed its licence, and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team'Sub-arctic' atmos at RIM UK as jobs apocalypse looms >> The RegisterEmployees were called into a...
Boot up: Apple/Google mapping special, plus RIM jobs and another patent suit

‘Sabu’ continued to support hacking efforts while he assisted the FBI, says LulzSec member

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The FBI yesterday pulled off a major coup when it went public claiming that a key figure of the LulzSec hacktivist group — Hector Monsegur, know as ‘Sabu’ — had been working for the organisation to help bring down the group. The FBI says it pushed Sabu into cooperating after...
‘Sabu’ continued to support hacking efforts while he assisted the FBI, says LulzSec member

Yet Another Leak Shows NSA Lied About Not Being Able To Geolocate Data It Scoops Up

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And... yet another leak of NSA surveillance capabilities to The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald (who damn well better get a Pulitzer Prize for this) suggests pretty strongly that the NSA has directly lied, multiple times, when asked to disclose how many people it had spied on in the US. As we've...
Yet Another Leak Shows NSA Lied About Not Being Able To Geolocate Data It Scoops Up

Imam and Informant Tells Why He Lied - NYTimes.com

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Imam and Informant Tells Why He Lied - NYTimes.com
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