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Google Hands Wikileaks Volunteer’s Gmail Data to U.S. Government



Google Hands Wikileaks Volunteer’s Gmail Data to U.S. Government


John Titlow, ReadWriteWeb 10 October 2011

The contacts list and IP address data of Jacob Appelbaum, a WikiLeaks volunteer and developer for Tor was given to the U.S. government after they requested it using a secret court order enabled by a controversial 1986 law called the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, according to the Wall Street Journal.




October 11, 2011 Posted by | Google | Leave a comment

Hackers break into a lucrative career



Hackers break into a lucrative career


Joseph Menn, FT, 19 October 2011

…a potentially lucrative career awaits for skilled researchers – or even teenagers – who can challenge the vulnerabilities of some of the world’s best-known websites.




October 11, 2011 Posted by | cyber attacks, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber warfare, cyber-activism, cyber-arms, cyber-tools, cyber-war, cyberspace, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, HBGary, HBGary Federal, Peiter Zatko, WikiLeaks | , , | Leave a comment