One in Four US Hackers 'is an FBI Informer'

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Adrian Lamo isn't the only traitorous hacker working for the gov't.

 " The underground world of computer hackers has been so thoroughly
infiltrated in the US by the FBI and secret service that it is now riddled
with paranoia and mistrust, with an estimated one in four hackers secretly
informing on their peers, a Guardian investigation has established.

Cyber policing units have had such success in forcing online criminals to co-
operate with their investigations through the threat of long prison sentences
that they have managed to create an army of informants deep inside the
hacking community.

In some cases, popular illegal forums used by cyber criminals as marketplaces
for stolen identities and credit card numbers have been run by hacker
turncoats acting as FBI moles. In others, undercover FBI agents posing as
"carders" hackers specialising in ID theft have themselves taken over the
management of crime forums, using the intelligence gathered to put dozens of
people behind bars.

So ubiquitous has the FBI informant network become that Eric Corley, who
publishes the hacker quarterly, 2600, has estimated th

Bear Bottoms

Re: One in Four US Hackers 'is an FBI Informer'

On Mon, 06 Jun 2011 22:04:22 +0000, Bear Bottoms dared to darken my brain
with ridicule. You oughta wait right here and I'll set Bear Bottoms
straight, boy:

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And the other three are just 'phreaking' posers! ;)

Foul lacking, pecker reeking Star Trekkies slamming their warp drive
up your shuttle bay while the starship is owned by some golden age
spanker from a L Ron Hubbard cult who starts shaking E-meters at you.

Re: One in Four US Hackers 'is an FBI Informer'

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You got it dude. One in four is a danger to free speech and our way of

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thats not what yer mom said...

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