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Bali bomber gives lesson on hacking

AFTER Imam Samudra was charged with engineering the devastating Bali nightclub bombings two years ago, he taunted his police accusers in court, then greeted his death sentence with the cry: ‘Infidels die!’ So when Samudra published a jailhouse autobiography, it was not surprising that it contained virulent justifications for the Bali attacks, which killed 202 people, most of them foreign tourists. But tucked into the back of the 280-page book is a chapter of an entirely different cast, titled ‘Hacking, Why Not?’ There, Samudra urges fellow Muslim radicals to take the holy war into cyberspace by attacking American computers, with the particular aim of committing credit card fraud, called ‘carding’. The chapter provides an outline on getting started. Full Story

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