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Explore true stories of the dark side of the Internet with host Jack Rhysider as he takes you on a journey through the chilling world of hacking, data breaches, and cyber crime.

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FDFF

EIn this episode, we’re going into the depths of North Korea to conduct one of the greatest hacks of all time. To find a way to inject information into a country run by totalitarian regime. A big thanks toYeonmi Parkfor sharing her story with us. Also thanks toAlex Gladsteinfor telling us the inside story. You can find more about Flash Drive For Freedom atflashdrivesforfreedom.org. Yeonmi’s book "In Order to Live": https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/014310974X/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=014310974X&linkCode=as2&tag=darknet04-20&linkId=88ebdc087c6ce041105c479b1bb6c3d2 Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free training by visitingITPro.tv/darknet. And use promo code DARKNET25. Support for this episode comes fromBlinkist. They offer thousands of condensed non-fiction books, so you can get through books in about 15 minutes. Check outBlinkist.com/DARKNETto start your 7 day free trial and get 25% off when you sign up. Learn more a...

70 MIN2 d ago
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FDFF

Ghost Exodus

Ghost Exodus is a hacker. He conducted various illegal activities online. Some of which he documents on YouTube. He’s also a great musician. He got into some trouble from his hacking. This is his story. A big thanks toGhost Exodusfor sharing his story with us. Also thanks toWesley McGrewfor telling us the inside story. Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free training by visitingITPro.tv/darknet. And use promo code DARKNET25. Support for this episode comes fromBlinkist. They offer thousands of condensed non-fiction books, so you can get through books in about 15 minutes. Check outBlinkist.com/DARKNETto start your 7 day free trial and get 25% off when you sign up. This episode was sponsored by Detectify. What vulnerabilities will their crowdsource-powered web vulnerability scanner detect in your web applications? Find out with a 14-day free trial. Go tohttps://detectify.com/Darknet Sources https://www.pcworld.com/article/167756/article.html https://arch...

58 MIN2 w ago
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Ghost Exodus

Human Hacker

We all know that computers and networks are vulnerable to hacking and malicious actors, but what about us, the humans who interface with these devices? Con games, scams, and strategic deception are far older than computers, and in the modern era, these techniques can make humans the weakest link in even the most secure system. This episode, security consultant and master social engineer, Christopher Hadnagy, joins us to share his stories and wisdom. He describes what it was like to be a social engineer before the world knew what social engineering was and tells some of his amazing stories from his long career in penetration testing. A big thanks toChristopher Hadnagyfromsocial-engineer.orgfor sharing his stories with us. Check out his bookSocial Engineering: The Science of Human Hacking, affiliate link here. Check out his podcast calledThe Social-Engineerpodcast. Sponsors This episode was sponsored byThinkst Canary. Their canaries attract malicious actors in your network and then se...

66 MINJUL 7
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Human Hacker

Triton

EA mysterious mechanical failure one fateful night in a Saudi Arabian chemical plant leads a cast of operational technology researchers down a strange path towards an uncommon, but grave, threat. In this episode, we hear how these researchers discovered this threat and tried to identify who was responsible for the malware behind it. We also consider how this kind of attack may pose a threat to human life wherever there are manufacturing or public infrastructure facilities around the world. A big thanks toJulian Gutmanis,Naser Aldossary,Marina Krotofil, andRobert M. Leefor sharing their stories with us. Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free training by visitingITPro.tv/darknet. And use promo code DARKNET25. This episode was sponsored byLinode. Linode supplies you with virtual servers. Visitlinode.com/darknetand when signing up with a new account use code darknet2020 to get a $20 credit on your next project. Sources https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-r...

73 MINJUN 23
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Triton

The Big House

John Strandis a penetration tester. He’s paid to break into computer networks and buildings to test their security. In this episode we listen to stories he has from doing this type of work. Thanks toJohn Strandfor coming on the show and telling your story. Sponsors Support for this episode comes fromLastPass. LastPass is a great password manager but it can do so much more. It can setup 2FA for your company, or use it to monitor what your users are doing in the network. VisitLastPass.com/Darknetto start your 14 day free trial. Support for this episode comes fromBlinkist. They offer thousands of condensed non-fiction books, so you can get through books in about 15 minutes. Check outBlinkist.com/DARKNETto start your 7 day free trial and get 25% off when you sign up. Sources How a Hacker’s Mom Broke Into a Prison—and the Warden’s Computer Video: How not to suck at pen testing John Strand Video: I Had My Mom Break Into Prison Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

42 MINJUN 9
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The Big House

freakyclown

Freakyclown is a physical penetration tester. His job is to break into buildings to test the security of the building. In this episode we hear stories of some of these missions he’s been on. Thanks toFreakyclownfor coming on the show and telling your story. Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free training by visitingITPro.tv/darknet. And use promo code DARKNET25. This episode was sponsored by Molekule, a new air purifier that completely destroys air pollutants to help you breath easier.https://molekule.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

55 MINMAY 26
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freakyclown

Presenting: The Jordan Harbinger Show featuring Jack Barsky former KGB Spy

This week, while we are busy making a new episode of Darknet Diaries, so we are going to play for you an episode from another podcast we think you'll really like. It's called the Jordan Harbinger show. In this episode he interviews Jack Barsky, a former KGB spy. We had Jordan on this podcast once, episode 56. https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/56/ Subscribe to the Jordan Harbinger show, wherever you listen to podcasts or at https://www.jordanharbinger.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 MINMAY 23
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Presenting: The Jordan Harbinger Show featuring Jack Barsky former KGB Spy

PSYOP

PSYOP, or “Psychological Operations”, is something the US military has been doing to foreign audiences for decades. But what exactly is it? And what’s the difference between white, gray, and black PSYOP missions? We talk to PSYOP specialists to learn more. Thanks toJon Nicholsfor telling us about this fascinating world. Sponsors Support for this episode comes fromLastPass. LastPass is a great password manager but it can do so much more. It can setup 2FA for your company, or use it to monitor what your users are doing in the network. VisitLastPass.com/Darknetto start your 14 day free trial. Support for this episode comes fromBlinkist. They offer thousands of condensed non-fiction books, so you can get through books in about 15 minutes. Check outBlinkist.com/DARKNETto start your 7 day free trial and get 25% off when you sign up. Sources https://www.democracynow.org/2006/3/24/the_psyops_war_a_look_at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Group https://www.goarmy.com/careers-and-jobs/special-operations/psyop/psyop-mission.html# https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Wandering_Soul_(Vietnam_War) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torches_of_Freedom http://cgsc.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16040coll3/id/182 https://archive.org/details/PropagandaAudiobook/Propaganda+Chapter+01.mp3 https://www.newsweek.com/us-military-gets-mysterious-and-false-text-message-evacuate-korean-peninsula-669875 https://www.cbinsights.com/research/future-of-information-warfare/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Defense_Authorization_Act_for_Fiscal_Year_2013#Smith%E2%80%93Mundt_Modernization_Act_of_2012 Videos Vietnam War Ghost Audio Tape used in PSYOPS ‘Wandering Soul’ Jon Nichols Part 0 - Unallocated Spaces Talk on Russian Propaganda Cyber-Influence: Cyberwar and Psychological Operations WWII Psych Ops MISO Marines broadcast important information to Afghans The War You Don’t See Edward L. Bernays interview, 1986-10-23 As it fights two wars, the Pentagon is steadily and dramatically increasing money spent on propaganda Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

73 MINMAY 12
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PSYOP

The Athens Shadow Games

Vodafone Greece is the largest telecom provider in Greece. But in 2004 a scandal within the company would pin them to be top of the news cycle in Greece for weeks. Hackers got in the network. And what they were after took everyone by surprise. Sponsors Support for this episode comes fromOkta. Learn more about how you can improve your security posture with the leader in identity-driven security atokta.com/darknet. This episode is supported byPlexTrac. PlexTrac is the purple teaming platform and is designed to streamline reporting, tracking and attestation so you can focus on getting the realcybersecurity work done. Whether you're creating pen test reports on the red team, or tracking and remediating on the blue team, PlexTrac can help. Support for this episode comes fromBlinkist. They offer thousands of condensed non-fiction books, so you can get through books in about 15 minutes. Check outBlinkist.com/DARKNETto start your 7 day free trial and get 25% off when you sign up. Learn more...

77 MINAPR 28
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The Athens Shadow Games

w0rmer

EThe hacker named w0rmer was active within AnonOps. These are Anonymous Operations which often organize and wage attacks on websites or people often with the purpose of social justice. Eventually w0rmer joined in on some of these hacking escapades which resulted in an incredible story that he will one day tell his kids. Thanks to w0rmer for telling us your story. Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free training by visiting ITPro.tv/darknet. And use promo code DARKNET25. Support for this episode comes from LastPass. LastPass is a great password manager but it can do so much more. It can setup 2FA for your company, or use it to monitor what your users are doing in the network. Visit LastPass.com/Darknet to start your 14 day free trial. SourcesArchived Tweets Feb 7, 2012 Twitter user @Anonw0rmer posts “@MissAnonFatale I managed to pwn1 a site , get my papers , find my required primary IDS , yeah baby, i deservers em :)” Feb 8, 2012 1:17 AM, Twitter user @Anonw0rmer posted, “ROFL! WaS that us? https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/legal_affairs/hackers-group-posts-police-chiefs-information-online/article_77f79fd5-f76f-5825-ae19-43a398361fdf.html o yeah oops #OpPigRoast #CabinCr3w” Feb 9, 2012 12:35 AM, Twitter user @Anonw0rmer posted, “DB Leak http://dps.alabama.gov https://pastehtml.com/view/bnik8yo1q.html”. The bottom of this post originally showed this NSFW image. Feb 9, 2012 at 8:42 PM, Twitter user @Anonw0rmer posted, “Mobile Alabama Police Criminal Record Database Logins Failing To Protect And Serve I Via @ItsKahuna I http://pastehtml.com/view/bnmjxxgfp.html #OpPiggyBank.” Feb 9, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Twitter user @CabinCr3w posted, “Texas Dept. of safety Hacked By @AnonWOrmer for #OpPiggyBank http://bit.ly/x1KH5Y #CabinCr3w #Anonymous” Bottom of pastebin also shows a woman holding a sign saying “We Are ALL Anonymous We NEVER Forgive. We NEVER Forget. <3 @Anonw0rmer” Feb 10, 2012 at 9:07 PM, Twitter user @Anonw0rmer posted, “My baby SETS standards ! wAt U got? https://i.imgur.com/FbH2K.jpg https://i.imgur.com/zsPvm.jpg https://i.imgur.com/S2S2C.jpg https://i.imgur.com/TVqdN.jpg #CabinCr3w”. Links Criminal Complaint - United States Western District Court of Texas https://gizmodo.com/these-breasts-nailed-a-hacker-for-the-fbi-5901430 https://www.tomsguide.com/us/Anonymous-CabinCr3w-w0rmer-Ochoa-Australia,news-14803.html Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

58 MINAPR 14
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w0rmer

Latest Episodes

FDFF

EIn this episode, we’re going into the depths of North Korea to conduct one of the greatest hacks of all time. To find a way to inject information into a country run by totalitarian regime. A big thanks toYeonmi Parkfor sharing her story with us. Also thanks toAlex Gladsteinfor telling us the inside story. You can find more about Flash Drive For Freedom atflashdrivesforfreedom.org. Yeonmi’s book "In Order to Live": https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/014310974X/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=014310974X&linkCode=as2&tag=darknet04-20&linkId=88ebdc087c6ce041105c479b1bb6c3d2 Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free training by visitingITPro.tv/darknet. And use promo code DARKNET25. Support for this episode comes fromBlinkist. They offer thousands of condensed non-fiction books, so you can get through books in about 15 minutes. Check outBlinkist.com/DARKNETto start your 7 day free trial and get 25% off when you sign up. Learn more a...

70 MIN2 d ago
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FDFF

Ghost Exodus

Ghost Exodus is a hacker. He conducted various illegal activities online. Some of which he documents on YouTube. He’s also a great musician. He got into some trouble from his hacking. This is his story. A big thanks toGhost Exodusfor sharing his story with us. Also thanks toWesley McGrewfor telling us the inside story. Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free training by visitingITPro.tv/darknet. And use promo code DARKNET25. Support for this episode comes fromBlinkist. They offer thousands of condensed non-fiction books, so you can get through books in about 15 minutes. Check outBlinkist.com/DARKNETto start your 7 day free trial and get 25% off when you sign up. This episode was sponsored by Detectify. What vulnerabilities will their crowdsource-powered web vulnerability scanner detect in your web applications? Find out with a 14-day free trial. Go tohttps://detectify.com/Darknet Sources https://www.pcworld.com/article/167756/article.html https://arch...

58 MIN2 w ago
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Ghost Exodus

Human Hacker

We all know that computers and networks are vulnerable to hacking and malicious actors, but what about us, the humans who interface with these devices? Con games, scams, and strategic deception are far older than computers, and in the modern era, these techniques can make humans the weakest link in even the most secure system. This episode, security consultant and master social engineer, Christopher Hadnagy, joins us to share his stories and wisdom. He describes what it was like to be a social engineer before the world knew what social engineering was and tells some of his amazing stories from his long career in penetration testing. A big thanks toChristopher Hadnagyfromsocial-engineer.orgfor sharing his stories with us. Check out his bookSocial Engineering: The Science of Human Hacking, affiliate link here. Check out his podcast calledThe Social-Engineerpodcast. Sponsors This episode was sponsored byThinkst Canary. Their canaries attract malicious actors in your network and then se...

66 MINJUL 7
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Human Hacker

Triton

EA mysterious mechanical failure one fateful night in a Saudi Arabian chemical plant leads a cast of operational technology researchers down a strange path towards an uncommon, but grave, threat. In this episode, we hear how these researchers discovered this threat and tried to identify who was responsible for the malware behind it. We also consider how this kind of attack may pose a threat to human life wherever there are manufacturing or public infrastructure facilities around the world. A big thanks toJulian Gutmanis,Naser Aldossary,Marina Krotofil, andRobert M. Leefor sharing their stories with us. Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free training by visitingITPro.tv/darknet. And use promo code DARKNET25. This episode was sponsored byLinode. Linode supplies you with virtual servers. Visitlinode.com/darknetand when signing up with a new account use code darknet2020 to get a $20 credit on your next project. Sources https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-r...

73 MINJUN 23
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Triton

The Big House

John Strandis a penetration tester. He’s paid to break into computer networks and buildings to test their security. In this episode we listen to stories he has from doing this type of work. Thanks toJohn Strandfor coming on the show and telling your story. Sponsors Support for this episode comes fromLastPass. LastPass is a great password manager but it can do so much more. It can setup 2FA for your company, or use it to monitor what your users are doing in the network. VisitLastPass.com/Darknetto start your 14 day free trial. Support for this episode comes fromBlinkist. They offer thousands of condensed non-fiction books, so you can get through books in about 15 minutes. Check outBlinkist.com/DARKNETto start your 7 day free trial and get 25% off when you sign up. Sources How a Hacker’s Mom Broke Into a Prison—and the Warden’s Computer Video: How not to suck at pen testing John Strand Video: I Had My Mom Break Into Prison Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

42 MINJUN 9
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The Big House

freakyclown

Freakyclown is a physical penetration tester. His job is to break into buildings to test the security of the building. In this episode we hear stories of some of these missions he’s been on. Thanks toFreakyclownfor coming on the show and telling your story. Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free training by visitingITPro.tv/darknet. And use promo code DARKNET25. This episode was sponsored by Molekule, a new air purifier that completely destroys air pollutants to help you breath easier.https://molekule.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

55 MINMAY 26
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freakyclown

Presenting: The Jordan Harbinger Show featuring Jack Barsky former KGB Spy

This week, while we are busy making a new episode of Darknet Diaries, so we are going to play for you an episode from another podcast we think you'll really like. It's called the Jordan Harbinger show. In this episode he interviews Jack Barsky, a former KGB spy. We had Jordan on this podcast once, episode 56. https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/56/ Subscribe to the Jordan Harbinger show, wherever you listen to podcasts or at https://www.jordanharbinger.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 MINMAY 23
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Presenting: The Jordan Harbinger Show featuring Jack Barsky former KGB Spy

PSYOP

PSYOP, or “Psychological Operations”, is something the US military has been doing to foreign audiences for decades. But what exactly is it? And what’s the difference between white, gray, and black PSYOP missions? We talk to PSYOP specialists to learn more. Thanks toJon Nicholsfor telling us about this fascinating world. Sponsors Support for this episode comes fromLastPass. LastPass is a great password manager but it can do so much more. It can setup 2FA for your company, or use it to monitor what your users are doing in the network. VisitLastPass.com/Darknetto start your 14 day free trial. Support for this episode comes fromBlinkist. They offer thousands of condensed non-fiction books, so you can get through books in about 15 minutes. Check outBlinkist.com/DARKNETto start your 7 day free trial and get 25% off when you sign up. Sources https://www.democracynow.org/2006/3/24/the_psyops_war_a_look_at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Group https://www.goarmy.com/careers-and-jobs/special-operations/psyop/psyop-mission.html# https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Wandering_Soul_(Vietnam_War) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torches_of_Freedom http://cgsc.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16040coll3/id/182 https://archive.org/details/PropagandaAudiobook/Propaganda+Chapter+01.mp3 https://www.newsweek.com/us-military-gets-mysterious-and-false-text-message-evacuate-korean-peninsula-669875 https://www.cbinsights.com/research/future-of-information-warfare/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Defense_Authorization_Act_for_Fiscal_Year_2013#Smith%E2%80%93Mundt_Modernization_Act_of_2012 Videos Vietnam War Ghost Audio Tape used in PSYOPS ‘Wandering Soul’ Jon Nichols Part 0 - Unallocated Spaces Talk on Russian Propaganda Cyber-Influence: Cyberwar and Psychological Operations WWII Psych Ops MISO Marines broadcast important information to Afghans The War You Don’t See Edward L. Bernays interview, 1986-10-23 As it fights two wars, the Pentagon is steadily and dramatically increasing money spent on propaganda Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

73 MINMAY 12
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PSYOP

The Athens Shadow Games

Vodafone Greece is the largest telecom provider in Greece. But in 2004 a scandal within the company would pin them to be top of the news cycle in Greece for weeks. Hackers got in the network. And what they were after took everyone by surprise. Sponsors Support for this episode comes fromOkta. Learn more about how you can improve your security posture with the leader in identity-driven security atokta.com/darknet. This episode is supported byPlexTrac. PlexTrac is the purple teaming platform and is designed to streamline reporting, tracking and attestation so you can focus on getting the realcybersecurity work done. Whether you're creating pen test reports on the red team, or tracking and remediating on the blue team, PlexTrac can help. Support for this episode comes fromBlinkist. They offer thousands of condensed non-fiction books, so you can get through books in about 15 minutes. Check outBlinkist.com/DARKNETto start your 7 day free trial and get 25% off when you sign up. Learn more...

77 MINAPR 28
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The Athens Shadow Games

w0rmer

EThe hacker named w0rmer was active within AnonOps. These are Anonymous Operations which often organize and wage attacks on websites or people often with the purpose of social justice. Eventually w0rmer joined in on some of these hacking escapades which resulted in an incredible story that he will one day tell his kids. Thanks to w0rmer for telling us your story. Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free training by visiting ITPro.tv/darknet. And use promo code DARKNET25. Support for this episode comes from LastPass. LastPass is a great password manager but it can do so much more. It can setup 2FA for your company, or use it to monitor what your users are doing in the network. Visit LastPass.com/Darknet to start your 14 day free trial. SourcesArchived Tweets Feb 7, 2012 Twitter user @Anonw0rmer posts “@MissAnonFatale I managed to pwn1 a site , get my papers , find my required primary IDS , yeah baby, i deservers em :)” Feb 8, 2012 1:17 AM, Twitter user @Anonw0rmer posted, “ROFL! WaS that us? https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/legal_affairs/hackers-group-posts-police-chiefs-information-online/article_77f79fd5-f76f-5825-ae19-43a398361fdf.html o yeah oops #OpPigRoast #CabinCr3w” Feb 9, 2012 12:35 AM, Twitter user @Anonw0rmer posted, “DB Leak http://dps.alabama.gov https://pastehtml.com/view/bnik8yo1q.html”. The bottom of this post originally showed this NSFW image. Feb 9, 2012 at 8:42 PM, Twitter user @Anonw0rmer posted, “Mobile Alabama Police Criminal Record Database Logins Failing To Protect And Serve I Via @ItsKahuna I http://pastehtml.com/view/bnmjxxgfp.html #OpPiggyBank.” Feb 9, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Twitter user @CabinCr3w posted, “Texas Dept. of safety Hacked By @AnonWOrmer for #OpPiggyBank http://bit.ly/x1KH5Y #CabinCr3w #Anonymous” Bottom of pastebin also shows a woman holding a sign saying “We Are ALL Anonymous We NEVER Forgive. We NEVER Forget. <3 @Anonw0rmer” Feb 10, 2012 at 9:07 PM, Twitter user @Anonw0rmer posted, “My baby SETS standards ! wAt U got? https://i.imgur.com/FbH2K.jpg https://i.imgur.com/zsPvm.jpg https://i.imgur.com/S2S2C.jpg https://i.imgur.com/TVqdN.jpg #CabinCr3w”. Links Criminal Complaint - United States Western District Court of Texas https://gizmodo.com/these-breasts-nailed-a-hacker-for-the-fbi-5901430 https://www.tomsguide.com/us/Anonymous-CabinCr3w-w0rmer-Ochoa-Australia,news-14803.html Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

58 MINAPR 14
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