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The past, present, and future of Barrett Brown

A new documentary by Alex Winter reveals where the controversial journalist is headed. This is how he got there.

On Dec 21, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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Where the FBI’s top cybercrime agents go after quitting the force

Life beyond government can be lucrative.

On May 5, 2016 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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Behind Sabu’s review of ‘CSI: Cyber’

Who’s more qualified to weigh in on a show about a hacker turned informant?

On Mar 9, 2015 by Austin Powell

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@DotPolitics Weekly: Why the entire Internet suddenly wants to read one grandma’s emails

Your weekly dose of Internet politics.

On Mar 6, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Ex-Anonymous hacker Sabu reviews ‘CSI: Cyber’

The infamous former member of Anonymous didn’t find Bow Wow’s hacking that believable.

On Mar 4, 2015 by Hector “Sabu” Monsegur

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Secret Barrett Brown chat logs reveal crucial new evidence

Brown is accused of helping the FBI’s most-wanted hacker.

On Jan 20, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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‘Blackhat’ movie review, by Sabu

The infamous leader of LulzSec gives us the lowdown on Hollywood’s latest look into the world of hackers.

On Jan 18, 2015 by Kevin Collier

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Sabu, hacktivist and former FBI informant, breaks his silence to Charlie Rose

For the first time in years, Sabu speaks

On Dec 9, 2014 by Dell Cameron

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Gawker, Anonymous, an FBI informant, and the stolen emails that never existed

When Anonymous hackers are your source, things get messy.

On Nov 14, 2014 by Andrew Blake, Daniel Stuckey

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Hacker Jeremy Hammond reportedly in solitary confinement

It wouldn’t be the first time that a nonviolent hacker’s been put in solitary.

On Oct 23, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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An FBI informant led hacks against 30 countries—now we know which ones

Here’s an unredacted version of Jeremy Hammond’s sentencing memorandum drafted by the Daily Dot

On Oct 1, 2014 by Dell Cameron

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Alleged NullCrew hacker arrested for Bell Canada hack

At least one member of NullCrew was also secretly an FBI informant.

On Jun 17, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Massive security flaws allowed for Stratfor hack, leaked report reveals

A previously unreleased audit by Verizon Business found that Stratfor failed to meet industry standards for cybersecurity. 

On Jun 13, 2014 by Dell Cameron

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How an FBI informant orchestrated the Stratfor hack

Previously unseen chat logs reveal that Hector “Sabu” Monsegur—not Jeremy Hammond—instigated the infamous cyberattack. 

On Jun 5, 2014 by Dell Cameron

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AntiSec hacker Jeremy Hammond bashes sentencing of FBI informant Sabu

Imprisoned AntiSec hacker Jeremy Hammond calls Sabu sentencing a “disgusting spectacle”

On Jun 2, 2014 by Dell Cameron

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