AntiOnline - Educating you about the weaknesses in your system.
Black Hat - Provides event attendees with the latest in information security research, development, and trends in a strictly vendor-neutral environment. Black Hat Briefings and Trainings are held annually in the United States, Europe and Asia, providing a venue for elite security researchers and trainers to find their audience.
Chaos Computer Club (CCC) - An organization
of hackers. The CCC is based in Germany and other German-speaking countries and currently has over 4,000 members. In general, the CCC advocates
more transparency in government, freedom of information, and human right to communication. Supporting the principles of the hacker ethic, the club
also fights for free access to computers and technological infrastructure for everybody. The CCC hosts the annual Chaos
Communication Congress, Europe's biggest hacker congress, with up to 4,500 participants. Every four years, the Chaos Communication Camp is the outdoor
alternative for hackers worldwide. The CCC publishes the quarterly magazine Datenschleuder (data catapult), and the CCC in Berlin also
produces a monthly radio show called Chaosradio which picks up various technical and political topics in a two-hour talk
radio show. Related links:
Cryptosphere, The - Covering the world of hackers, hacktivism, cyberwar, cryptocurrency, leakers, spies, viruses, trojans, worms.
Cult of the Dead Cow - Developer and provider of Internet privacy and security tools free
to the public. Hacker news, issues, files.
CyberArmy Headquarters - A group of netizens who believe in a deregulated Internet free from external
control. CyberArmy provides tools to assist others who believe in a free Internet Supports Open Source.
Cypherpunks - Links to PGP, remailers, rants, various crypto-tools, newspaper clippings,
and other things.
Def Con - Annual computer underground party for hackers held in Las Vegas,
Nevada. People attend to meet others into hacking, hang out with old friends, listen to new speeches or just hack on the network.
Elliptic Curve Cryptosystem (ECC) Challenge -
The challenge is to compute the ECC private keys from the given list of ECC public keys and associated system parameters. This
type of problem faces an adversary who wishes to completely defeat an elliptic curve cryptosystem.
Exploding the Phone - Phil Lapsley's Exploding the Phone traces the birth of long-distance
communication and the telephone, the rise of AT&T's monopoly, the creation of the
sophisticated machines that made it all work, and the discovery of Ma Bell's Achilles' heel. Lapsley expertly weaves together the clandestine underground of phone
phreaks who turned the network into their electronic playground, the mobsters who exploited its flaws to avoid the feds, and the counterculture movement
that argued you should rip off the phone company to fight against the war in Vietnam.
Freedom to Tinker - Weblog discussing the freedom to understand,
discuss, repair, and modify the technological devices you own.
Grindhouse Wetware - An open source biotechnology startup company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Grindhouse applies the biohacker ethic to create technology that augments human capabilities. The company is most well known for their Circadia device, a wireless biometric sensor that was implanted into co-founder Tim Cannon in October 2013. See Wikipedia.
Hacker News, The - News source dedicated to promoting awareness for security experts and hackers. Based
in New Delhi, India.
Hacker Wars, The - A ilm about the targeting of (h)ac(k)tivists and journalists by the US government. Directed by Vivien Lesnik Weisman, it opened theatrically in New York, on 17 Oct 2014 at the Village East Cinema.
Hackers - Hackers, crackers, phreakers and warez traders.
Hackerspaces - Community-operated physical places, where people can meet and work on their projects.
HackingTeam - Provides effective, easy-to-use offensive technology to the worldwide law enforcement and intelligence communities.
Hacktivismo - An international group of hackers, human rights workers, lawyers and
artists that evolved out of The Cult of the Dead Cow (cDc), a publishing and computer security group. Believes
privacy and access to information are basic human rights. Hacktivismo assumes the principles enshrined in the Universal
Declaration on Human Rights and the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights. It also
supports Free Software and open-source movements. Conducts and publishes scientific research in the areas of information technology, communications
and electronic media. Assists (where possible) non-governmental organizations, social justice groups and human rights entities in the use of advanced
information technologies for the furtherance of their works.
Happy Hacker - Dedicated to good old-fashioned harmless hacking. Computer crime news, updated
every 15 minutes.
History of Phone Phreaking - How did phone phreaking start? Who were the first
phone phreaks? What motivated people to undertake this interesting but illegal hobby? What did the telephone company think about them? How did the
government view them?
Intrusion Detection Pages -
Presents information about intrusion detection and intrusion detection research and a hotlist of Internet resources associated with intrusion detection.
Lifehacker - Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.
Nomad Mobile Research Center - Projects and papers written from the perspective
of the unwanted intruder. Research into bugs and holes in commercial networking software. Hacks and cracks.
NOTACON - Annual hacker conference held in Cleveland, Ohio.
Peacefire - Information on how to disable censorware programs and circumvent
PHRACK Magazine Archives - Founded by Taran King and Knight
Lightning in 1985, PHRACK started getting the attention of the BBS world a short time into its run, with its collections of information-filled
articles and "Phrack World News" which would add some real character to the subculture. Later, Phrack
"Pro-Philes" gave stories behind the handles and let people learn what made the more famous or infamous hackers what they were.
Port Scanning - A backgrounder: Port scanning is one of the most popular
reconnaissance techniques attackers use to discover services they can break into. All machines connected to a Local Area Network (LAN) or Internet run
many services that listen at well-known and not so well known ports. By port scanning the attacker finds which ports are available (i.e., what service
might be listing to a port). Essentially, a port scan consists of sending a message to each port, one at a time. The kind of response received indicates
whether the port is used and can therefore be probed further for weakness.
Soapy - A web browser plug-in that allows users to visit websites blocked by SOPA by
automatically redirecting them to the site's IP address. It focuses on the DNS-blocking technique favored by oppressive regimes
and middle management. Because this is designed to go around a complete block, HTTPS is disabled for sites covered by this plugin.
SPECTER - SPECTER is a smart honeypot or deception system. It
simulates a complete machine, providing an interesting target for hackers to lure them away from the real machines. SPECTER offers common
Internet services such as SMTP and FTP which appear perfectly normal to the attackers but in fact are traps for them to mess around
and leave traces without even knowing that they are connected to a fake system which does none of the things it appears to do but instead logs everything
and notifies the appropriate people. SPECTER can even investigate the originators while they are still trying to break in.
zone-h - Unrestricted information on penetration, defacement, antivirus, antispam, hacking.
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