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[ECP] Educational CyberPlayGround
NetHappenings Mailing List copyright 1989
Educational CyberPlayGround Blog:
http://blog.edu-cyberpg.com/
*Link to the Educational CyberPlayGround
http://www.edu-cyberpg.com
*Find your School in the ECP K-12 School Directory
http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/schools/
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Happy Reading for Today

Go feds! E-books are way overpriced
http://ow.ly/9Kp5s
DARPA’s Regina Dugan Will Join Google
Dugan had an unusually entrepreneurial philosophy for someone in the government, for instance telling our own Walt Mossberg at D, “Failure isn’t the problem, it’s the fear of failure.”
http://ow.ly/9Ok1a
High cyber staff turnover rate is good for government, DARPA chief says
http://ow.ly/9Otkb
Atari is giving away 100,000$ to the person who will come up with the next Pong.
http://bit.ly/zaYq7m
MPAA Wants Megaupload User Data Retained for Lawsuits
http://ow.ly/9Oluk
Yahoo sued Facebook for patent infringement:
http://dthin.gs/GNbevr
Does Yahoo have a valid case? Will Facebook fight
it or settle, given the timing in relation to its upcoming IPO?
http://rww.to/ysxOlo
Learn How To Get Off Facebook BEWARE: Employers ask job seekers for Facebook passwords
http://ow.ly/9OjEM
Suspicions aroused as exploit for critical Windows bug is leaked
http://bit.ly/wuhwut
Firefox To Use Google Secure Search By Default; Expect More Not Provided Keywords To Follow
http://selnd.com/cyberpg1
Art Brodsky: Watch FCC Stand By As Verizon and Cable Form New Cartel
http://ow.ly/9NsS9
RT Rogers Cybersecurity Bill Is Broad Enough to Use Against WikiLeaks and The Pirate Bay
http://ow.ly/9LGCn
Hacktivists Out-Stole Cybercriminals in 2011
http://ow.ly/9OsJC
Computer network defenders (CNDs) Certified Ethical Hacker from the Educational CyberPlayGround.
http://ow.ly/9OsAQ
April 1st LulzSec will resume attacks on April 1
https://twitter.com/FawkesSecurity
“Lulzsec will start targeting governments, corporations, agencies, and quite possibly the people watching this video. We are here for the lulz, the fame, the anarchy, and the people.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rX6Z9x-W5wI
Meet The Hackers Who Sell Spies The Tools To Crack Your PC And Get Paid Six-Figure Fees
Chaouki Bekrar “We wouldn’t share this with Google for even $1 million,” says Bekrar. “We don’t want to give them any knowledge that can help them in fixing this exploit or other similar exploits. We want to keep this for our customers.” There are government agencies who purchase such “zero-day” exploits, or hacking techniques that use undisclosed flaws in software. Legal market for security vulnerabilities, a zero-day exploit that might earn a hacker $2,000 or $3,000 from a software firm could earn 10 or even 100 times that sum from the spies and cops who aim to use it in secret.
Vupen http://ow.ly/9Ou6G a “modern-day merchant of death,” selling “the bullets for cyberwar.” Vupen’s clients pay around $100,000 annually for a subscription plan, which gives them the privilege of shopping for Vupen’s techniques. Vupen doesn’t sell its exploits exclusively. Instead, it hawks each trick to multiple government agencies, a business model that often plays its customers against one another as they try to keep up in an espionage arms race. Bekrar says. “But if you sell weapons to someone, there’s no way to ensure that they won’t sell to another agency.” Bekrar claims that it carefully screens its clients, selling only to NATO governments and “NATO partners.” http://ow.ly/9Oud6
http://ow.ly/9Oufl
SonicWall has a great quiz to test phishing knowledge.
http://ow.ly/9OwjY
Australian Gov’t: Not In The Public Interest For The Public To Be Interested In Secret Anti-Piracy Negotiations
http://ow.ly/9OxTe
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