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The Internet's 'dark side' you don't use
The Kim Komando Show April 25, 2015

Unlike other popular search systems, Memex can search the Dark Web, and it’s already being used to hunt down human traffickers. Some of these programs are going to help law enforcement track down criminals, while others could give Google a run for its money.

Watch Out Google, DARPA Just Open Sourced All This Swish 'Dark Web' Search Tech
Thomas Fox-Brewster April 17, 2015

Google GOOGL +0.47% appears to be an indomitable force. But, with today’s release from the US military’s research arm of its Memex search technologies and Europe’s competition investigation into the Mountain View giant, it might be a propitious time for tech-minded entrepreneurs to start building a Google killer.

Memex In Action: Watch DARPA Artificial Intelligence Search For Crime On The 'Dark Web'
Thomas Fox-Brewster April 10, 2015

The Memex technology has already been put to use by a number of law enforcement agencies, who are looking to counter crime taking place on networks like Tor, where Hidden Services are protected by the privacy-enhancing, encrypted hosting, often for good, often for bad.

The Conversation
Hackers’ kit bag: the tools that terrorise the internet
James H. Hamlyn-Harris March 15, 2015

Hacking is a state of mind. Traditionally, hackers like to discover, understand and share the secrets they expose. They like to laugh at the dumb things they find. They’re not necessarily in it for the money, more so for the glory of mastering the arcane technicalities of computing.

The Register
Zombie PCs are for crimelord chumps
John Leyden August 14, 2013

Botnets have been the main vector of cybercrime for more than a decade, so the possibility that a different approach might be brought into play is possibly as significant as when spammers switched from using open mail relays to malware-infected PCs.

The Register
PunkSPIDER project founder defends 'Google for web app vulns'
John Leyden February 21, 2013

The founder of a project that aims to offer a global web application vulnerability scanner has defended the potentially controversial technology. The tech is a useful tool to check the security of websites you use for shopping.