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Ex-LulzSec hacker Hector Monsegur talks family, FBI work

The notorious computer hacker and FBI informant is telling his side of the story. Join us for a discussion of his beginnings, his rise to power in the hacking community and his ultimate downfall.

By December 15, 2014

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Hector Monsegur interview part 3: Sony's hack and Sabu's next steps

Hacker turned FBI informant Sabu gives us his thoughts on the most recent Sony hack and tells us what he hopes to do next.

By December 15, 2014

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Hector Monsegur interview part 1: Sabu speaks about his early days of hacking

Notorious computer hacker and FBI informant sits down with CNET to detail his early days of hacking, and his thoughts on the hacker community.

By December 15, 2014

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Hector Monsegur interview part 2: Operation Tunisia and serious hacks

Before the hacker known as Sabu became an FBI informant, he participated in some of the world's most notorious hacks. He tells us how Operation Tunisia went down from the inside.

By December 15, 2014

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How to avoid getting hacked when shopping online

The hectic shopping season isn't just about finding perfect gifts. It's also prime time for identity thieves to snag your info. Here's five tips from security experts on staying safe online.

By December 16, 2014

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Feds recommend lenience for LulzSec hacker 'Sabu'

Prior to his sentencing Tuesday, prosecutors say that the hacker-turned-informant has already done his time.

By May 25, 2014

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Really Francis? Here's where 'House of Cards' could use IT help

Crave's Eric Mack has been binging on season 2 of the Netflix series for two weeks now, long enough to notice some of the hackiness of the hacker subplot. He's talking to you, USB dongle of destiny.

By February 28, 2014

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Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond gets 10 years in prison

The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.

By November 15, 2013

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Prominent figures voice support for hacktivist Jeremy Hammond

As the computer programmer faces sentencing for the massive Stratfor hack, which revealed 200GB of government agency and private corporation data, thousands of supporters applaud his motives.

By November 5, 2013

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Hacker accused of massive Stratfor attack pleads guilty

The Anonymous hacker busted for allegedly stealing data from the U.S. Army, Lockheed Martin, Bank of America, and more admits to nabbing confidential information and breaking the law.

By May 29, 2013