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    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.

    codes makers and breakers

    The film begins with an interview with a German hacker, Tim. He describes what drives hackers to explore. Next film alarming lack of opportunities for hackers in Italy, concept of Electronic Disobedience in US, and again back to Germany and Chaos Communication Congress. Read more.

    disinformation

    Great documentary featuring CDC (Cult of the Dead Cow). It offers a revealing view of security industry and hacker culture in the late 90s. There is also plenty of discussion on Back Orifice and its impact on the security industry. Read more.

    the code room - breaking into vegas

    This episode of The Code Room TV series shows a team of well known security experts in a fictional account of casino hacking. SQL Injection and Session Hijacking attacks are illustrated. Read more.



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