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    oracle tns listener

    Oracle Listener serves as a main communication point for the database. It provides necessary abstraction to host's transport protocols in order to allow Oracle's higher level session protocols to function across multiple platforms. This article covers different commands used to interact with the TNS Listener as well as common attacks against it. Read more.

    hackers in wonderland

    A great documentary on UK and US Hackers. The film interviews a number of prominent UK hackers including ColdFire, Phobos, cyberjunkie. Next it goes across the Atlantic ocean to cover Defcon and returns back to UK to interview hacker group called MOLOCH. Read more.

    cyberwars

    Documentary on the Hacker underground in Asia offers revealing interviews with many prominent hackers from China, Philippines, and South Korea. The documentary begins by interviewing hackers turned security professionals similar to their western counterparts. Next it proceeds to cover more unique attributes of the region. A large segment of this film is dedicated to hacktivist/communist groups in China launching attacks against US targets. At last the documentary concludes with a cautionary tale of hackers working for terrorist groups. Read more.

    walk on the wild side

    A documentary on the UK underground scene. Read more.

    unsolved mysteries - kevin poulsen

    Infamous episode of unsolved mysteries featuring Keving Poulsen. Strangely all telephone circuits going to the show studio with potential tips went dead when this show first aired. This show led to eventual arrest of Kevin Poulsen near Hughes Market. Read more.

    digital desperado

    CNN Time interview with Justin Petersen aka Agent Steal. Justin was an FBI informant. He helped the FBI to build criminal cases against Kevin Poulsen and later Kevin Mitnick. He caused a controversy when the FBI turned a blind eye on Agent Steal's continued hacking and credit card fraud activities even when working as an informant. Eventually he became a fugitive when his former associate, Ron Austin, sent implicating information to the FBI. Read more.

    hackers: computer outlaws

    A TLC documentary about computer hackers. It covers some of the most famous hackers such as Steve Wozniak, John Draper, and Kevin Mitnick. This documentary offers a historical perspective on hackers advancing from the age of telephones with Captain Crunch to the age of computers with Woz and at last to the age of information with Kevin Mitnick. Read more.

    the hacktivists

    A documentary about electronic civil disobedience or hacktivism. Read more.



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