This is the story about an ex-NSA agent who went to work for a secret hacking group in the UAE.
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- Reuters: Project Raven
- Reuters: The Karma Hack
- Reuters: America’s Foreign Hackers
- Reuters: Google blocks websites certified by DarkMatter, after Reuters reports
- Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
- Citizen Lab report: Stealth Falcon
- Video: Rori Donaghy
- Video: Ahmed Mansoor
- Project Zero: Bugs in iPhone reported
- Project Zero: Details of iPhone bugs
- Project Zero: Additional details of iPhone bugs
- Dark Matter’s website
- Cyberpoint’s website
Darknet Diaries is created by Jack Rhysider.
Artwork this episode by Yakoross.
Additional music by Epidemic Sound.
Recording equipment used this episode was the Shure SM7B, a cloudlifter, Audient ID4, Sony MDR7506 headphones, and Hindenburg audio editor.
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