Tag Archive | "espionage"


12 February 2014 | 920 views

The Mask AKA Careto Espionage Malware

So the latest buzz going around is caused by a hacking group that appears to be Spanish and is called The Mask or Careto. The reason there is a fair amount of buzz is their next level espionage malware that has been targeting government institutions, diplomatic offices and embassies, energy, oil and gas companies, research [...]

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18 June 2013 | 3,063 views

PRISM, Edward Snowden, Big Brother & More Stuff We Already Knew

So there’s been 100s of articles posted about PRISM, which also now has a lengthy Wikipedia article – PRISM (surveillance program). Apparently PRISM (2007-present) is the program that replaces the previous (2001-2007) NSA warrantless surveillance program. So the US government has been watching everyone, no shit (Nineteen Eighty-Four?). PRISM is a clandestine national security electronic [...]

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05 November 2007 | 4,560 views

MPAA Hacker Robert Anderson Revealed

This story reads like something from one of those glamourised Hollywood ‘hacker’ movies like Swordfish or Antitrust. The legendary MPAA hacker has been revealed, and it looks like he himself got social engineered and dumped…he should have realised when you are playing with unscrupulous people you are setting yourself up to get screwed. Promises of [...]

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25 February 2007 | 4,758 views

Defense Workers Warned About Spy Coins for Espionage

This is a pretty cool new development, something straight out of a Tom Clancy thriller or a spy/hacker movie. Introducing Spy Coins! People are actually being warned about picking up stray coins as they might have surveillance devices inside. Can the coins jingling in your pocket trace your movements? The Defense Department is warning its [...]

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