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NSA tracking Mitnick in '95?

2013-08-05 22:21:12.290215+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Whoah: In a Sygate press release, Rebecca "Becky" Bace lets slip that the NSA had a part in capturing Kevin Mitnick.

... Prior to Infidel, Bace spent 12 years at the National Security Agency (NSA). She built the NSA's intrusion detection research program, an accomplishment that earned her the agency's Distinguished Leadership Award in 1995. While at NSA she played a pivotal role in the 1995 detection, trace back, and apprehension of Kevin Mitnick, the FBI's most wanted computer criminal at that time.

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-08-06 23:48:20.460927+00 by: spc476

I've read four books on Mitnick's capture (one by Mitnick, one by Shimomura) and this is the first time I've heard of Ms. Bace. And here I thought it was Shimomura's illegal antics that lead to Mitnick's capture …

#Comment Re: made: 2013-08-07 10:02:00.3882+00 by: meuon

and now they are watching you/me/us....

#Comment Re: made: 2013-08-07 20:16:32.761198+00 by: Larry Burton