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Hacking History: Clifford Stoll and Operation Showerhead

Clifford Stoll

Hacking History: Clifford Stoll and Operation Showerhead- the first Honey Pot In 1986, an astronomer named Clifford Stoll, had is grant cut and started a new job in the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL), as a systems manager. Near the beginning of his new role, his boss asked him to investigate… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: Rule 41 Amendment

#CyberHeadlines: Rule 41 Amendment Rule 41 Amendments are now in place Earlier this year, the FBI was granted a warrant allowing them to hack computers visiting a dark net child pornography site via Playpen on Tor. Initially, they reportedly hacked 1,000 users who visited the site by distributing a malware… Read more »