139: D3f4ult

Darknet Diaries

07-11-2023 • 1 hr 18 mins

This is the story of D3f4ult (twitter.com/_d3f4ult) from CWA. He was a hacktivist, upset with the state of the way things were, and wanted to make some changes. Changes were made.


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Sources

https://www.vice.com/en/article/z3ekk5/kane-gamble-cracka-back-online-after-a-two-year-internet-ban

https://www.wired.com/2015/10/hacker-who-broke-into-cia-director-john-brennan-email-tells-how-he-did-it/

https://www.hackread.com/fbi-server-hacked-miami-police-data-leaked/

https://archive.ph/Si79V#selection-66795.5-66795.6

https://wikileaks.org/cia-emails/John-Brennan-Draft-SF86/page-7.html

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