Blog | Ian Sutherland
Jan 21

5 Ways Computer Hackers Remain Anonymous

By Ian Sutherland | Front page

The hacker characters in my cybercrime thriller Invasion of Privacy are incredibly secretive of their real world identities. This is because they are engaging in illegal activities online or actions that would put their life at risk. One has set up an illegal money spinning website that hacks IP webcams in private homes and broadcasts the […]

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May 02

Is Ethical Hacking Actually Ethical or even Legal?

By Ian Sutherland | Front page

There are three main generally accepted categories of hacker, each represented by a hat of a different colour: white, grey and black. All of them exploit weaknesses in computer systems and networks. The differences between them are their motivations. The most infamous are the black hat hackers, computer criminals epitomised by Hollywood, whose malicious activities serve their […]

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Sep 11

The Undercover Soundtrack – Ian Sutherland

By Ian Sutherland | Writing

Read how music not only influenced the way I write, but also what got written on the page in my guest post on Roz Morris’s Undercover Soundtrack series. Orignally blogged here: ‘Hacking to music’ Once a week I host a writer who uses music as part of their creative environment – perhaps to connect with […]

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