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    freedom downtime

    A revealing documentary about two high profile hacker cases: Mark Abene and Kevin Mitnick. The documentary includes interviews with a number of guest speakers including Bruce Sterling, Lewis Depayne, John Markoff, Jeff Moss, Mike Roadancer, Bernie S., and many others. This film is directed by Emmanuel Goldstein of 2600. Read more.

    hack attack

    A 1994 Yorkshire Television Production for Discovery Channel documentary - Hacker Attack, is a well balanced account of the hacker, security, and electronic crime worlds in late 80s and early 90s. It begins by featuring Mark Abene incarcerated in Schuylkill talking about his views on hacking and the story of MoD. Emmanuel Goldstein is displayed throughout the documentary talking about the hacker community during 2600 meetings and on the Off the Hook radio show. Next 'Hacker Attack' turns to the darker side of hacking when we jump into unmarked NYPD surveillance van to track down cloned cellular phones. There is an extensive coverage of credit card fraud, high tech robbery, and industrial espionage. At last we can watch Winn Schwartau and Dan Farmer talk about threats to our financial and military infrastructures. Throughout the documentary, there are snippets of anonymous hackers breaking into various computer systems. Read more.

    unauthorized access

    Unauthorized Access is a documentary produced by Annaliza Savage in 1994. Shot in 15 cities and 4 countries, this documentary offers an impressive array of topics dealing with hacking culture. Read more.

    the dutch hacker video

    A video recording produced by the 2600 Magazine showing an attack on a US Army computer during the summer of 1991. Read more.

    american greed - cybercrime

    American Greed - Cybercrime episode about carding and the crimes of Max Ray Butler. Read more.

    new york city hackers

    New York City Hackers is an independent documentary by Stig-Lennart Sorensen released in the year 2000. Most of the filming occurs in in New York at the H2K conference, 2600 meeting and an Off the Hook radio show. There is also a coverage of the original MIT hackers from the TMRC club. Read more.

    cybercops

    Cybercops is a Channel 4 UK documentary first aired on December 21st 2000. The documentary explores threats to the e-commerce at the turn of the century and the work done by various private companies and law enforcement agencies to defend it and to prosecute the offenders. 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.

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    2010
    2600 magazine article

    My article on the Tor control protocol was published in the Winter 2009-2010 issue of the 2600 Magazine. 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.



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