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    the kgb, the computer and me

    Based on Clifford Stoll's book "The Cuckoo's Egg", this documentary re-enacts a story of a Lawrence Lab astronomer and his quest to track down the reason behind a minuscule discrepancy in accounting. Clifford Stoll plays as himself. Read more.

    computer chronicles - computer security

    A 1984 episode of Computer Chronicles covers computer security concerns of the time. This episode covers a simple database dialup, WarGames, and a few security tips. Read more.

    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.

    hackers: outlaws and angels

    A Discovery Channel documentary on the outlaws and angels of the Internet covers a wide range of white hat hackers and computer security industry representatives. In this documentary you will learn how the infamous Captain Zap changed the clocks of the telephone system to give discount rates to all subscribers. You will also be exposed to computer forensics shops set up by NYPD and Kroll Associates, as well as security monitoring centers from ISS. Read more.

    solar sunrise

    FBI made documentary about a series of attacks targeting military computers in February 1998. The documentary covers how Ehud Tenenbaum aka "The Analyzer" and two Californians were identified and later prosecuted for these attacks. 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.



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