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Silk Road bust demonstrates feds penetration of Deepnet  08 October 2013 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Dave Wreski   
By shutting down the notorious Silk Road criminal marketplace, federal law enforcement is succeeding at infiltrating the most sinister areas of the hidden Internet, experts say.
 
US indicts 13 alleged members of hacker group Anonymous  07 October 2013 
Source: Aljazerra - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Thirteen suspected members of Anonymous, the internet hacking group, were indicted by a U.S. jury Thursday for allegedly carrying out worldwide cyber-attacks, including targets that refused to process payments for the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, founded by Julian Assange.
 
13 Members Of Hacker Group 'Anonymous' Indicted On Federal Charges  04 October 2013 
Source: Business Insider - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Thirteen alleged members of the loosely organized hacker collective known as Anonymous were indicted Thursday in connection with a series of online attacks on US companies and trade groups.
 
NSA chief seeks more data from private sector  26 September 2013 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Alex   
Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the embattled National Security Agency (NSA), says he is willing to share cyberattack information with the private sector -- an offer seen as a Trojan horse by at least one expert.
 
To reform the NSA, fire officials who lie  25 September 2013 
Source: The Guardian - Posted by Alex   
The NSA has lied to the Congress, the courts, and perhaps even to the president himself, but no one seems to care. The Director of National Intelligence James R Clapper admitted he lied to Congress about the NSA metadata collection program. He said the NSA had no such program – and then added that that was the least "untruthful" remark he could make.
 
NSA says Snowden took documents from internal website  18 September 2013 
Source: Reuters - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Former security contractor Edward Snowden was able to obtain secret documents revealing a massive U.S. spying effort from the National Security Agency's internal website, U.S. officials said according to a report on Wednesday.
 
Inside the Ring: FBI targets Syrian hackers  12 September 2013 
Source: Washington Post - Posted by Alex   
A hacker group linked to the Syrian government was “highly effective” in conducting cyberattacks against social media over the past several months, according to an FBI advisory.
 
The TSA Is Legally Allowed to Lie to Us  10 September 2013 
Source: Schneier on Security - Posted by Anthony Pell   
The TSA does not have to tell the truth: Can the TSA (or local governments as directed by the TSA) lie in response to a FOIA request? Sure, no problem! Even the NSA responds that they "can't confirm or deny the existence" of classified things for which admitting or denying existence would (allegedly, of course) damage national security.
 
The NSA has its own team of elite hackers  30 August 2013 
Source: Washington Post - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Our Post colleagues have had a busy day. First, they released documents revealing the U.S. intelligence budget from National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden. Then they recounted exactly how the hunt for Osama bin Laden went down.
 
Second LulzSec hacker sentenced  12 August 2013 
Source: IT Web - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A second member of the notorious hacking collective LulzSec has been sentenced for his involvement in the 2011 Sony Pictures Entertainment breach.
 
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