US cyber snoops launch recruitment drive

A secretive and elite United States cyber team that has tracked criminals on the internet for more than 10 years has used this year’s DefCon hackers conference to recruit new members.The chief of the normally secretive team, Chet Uber, described Vigilant as a cyber “A-Team”, taking on terrorists, drug cartels, mobsters and other enemies on the internet.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/08/02/2971217.htmAlso see:Elite US cyber team courts hackers to fight terror [AFP]
An elite US cyber team that has stealthily tracked Internet villains for more than a decade pulled back its cloak of secrecy to recruit hackers at a DefCon gathering.Vigilant was described by its chief Chet Uber as a sort of cyber “A-Team” taking on terrorists, drug cartels, mobsters and other enemies on the Internet.
http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-technology/elite-us-cyber-team-courts-hackers-to-fight-terror-20100802-112nr.html
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