Vladimir Leonidovich Levin – Caught by partner help

Vladimir Leonidovich Levin - Caught by partner help

Vladimir Leonidovich Levin – Caught by partner help

Vladimir Leonidovich Levin – born in 1971, St. Petersburg, Russia. He carried out the largest computer theft for 100 dollars. This hacker really stands out from the others. It is not widely known, but he was the initiator and executor of the largest computer theft in history .

After studying, Levin for $ 100 bought access codes and passwords from the ArkanoiD hacking group to the American Citibank. It was gradually transferring the sum of 10.7 million dollars to bills in the USA, the Netherlands, Finland, Germany and Israel. Any transactions were made during rush hour. At the bank, this was noticed when 400,000 dollars were missing. The Russian police did not want to cooperate with the FBI, which is why Levin’s shot was not easy. The Americans forced his partner to invite him to London, where he was captured and taken to the USA. Vladimir Leonidovich Levin was sentenced to 3 years in prison and to pay a fine of 240,000 dollars. Since then, Citibank has one of the best security systems.

Kevin Mitnick – Broke-into US Gov. and NASA nets

Kevin Mitnick - Broke-into US Gov. and NASA nets

Kevin Mitnick – Broke-into US Gov. and NASA nets

Kevin Mitnick – b. 6.08.1963, Los Angeles, United States of America. Nickname: “Condor”. He belongs to the most famous hackers in the world. As a teenager, during a conversation with the bus driver, he learned where to get the ticket validation. He used the so-called social engineering, or manipulation to obtain information. He won it for 15 dollars. At the age of 13, he got the opportunity to travel by bus and public transport in the Los Angeles area. During IT studies he explored the secrets of IT.
He managed to get all the secret access codes for IBM computers. He broke into the Pentagon and NASA networks several times. In 1979 he copied the IT system of the DEC company. He was sentenced to one year in prison and an additional three years under the supervision of freedom. At the end of the trial period, Mitnick broke into the Pacific Bell voicemail computers. Fearing re-arrest, he hid for 2.5 years. He was employed as a security consultant.

Kevin Poulsen – Thanks to fraud won Porsche 994

Kevin Poulsen - Thanks to fraud won Porsche 994

Kevin Poulsen – Thanks to fraud won Porsche 994

Kevin Poulsen – born 30.11.1965, Pasadena, United States of America. Nickname: “Dark dante”. He started hacking as a 17-year-old in high school. He then broke into several systems on the Arpanet network, which was the predecessor of the Internet operated since 1969 by the US Defense Ministry. Telephones for Poulsen were more fascinating than computers. He managed to gain access to Bell, which was one of the best secured telephone companies in the US. In 1991 he made his biggest fraud. The KISS-FM radio station announced a competition in which competitor could win the Porsche 994. It was enough to be the 102 person who will connect with studio. Kevin and his friends took control of the telephone exchanges and at the right moment blocked the phones from other participants. Thanks to this fraud, Poulsen “won” the car. He was captured by the police in the same year. He spent 51 months in prison and had to pay a fine of $ 56,000.

Kim Schmitz – Became a hacker as a nine-year-old

Kim Schmitz - Became a hacker as a nine-year-old

Kim Schmitz – Became a hacker as a nine-year-old

Kim Schmitz – born 21.01.1974, Kiel, Germany. Nickname: “Dotcom”. A German-Finnish internet entrepreneur became a hacker as a nine-year-old when he managed to break the security of various games. He sold the information he obtained to his colleagues for little money. At the age of 15, he offered access to hacked games around the world. During the same period, he broke the security of the American Calling Cards, using them to call the Talk-Lines he founded, collecting huge sums of money. As an adult, he wanted to become the best hacker in the world. During the day he worked as a programmer, he carried out the biggest attacks from home. He broke into the Pentagon network, where he found pictures from satellites and top secret information. The most known hacker attack, which brought him fame, is the collection of a small amounts from bank accounts of almost 4 million Citibank customers. The sum of about 20 million dollars was then sent to Greenpeace’s account.

Antarctic temperature changes

Antarctic temperature changes - Antarctica_Subglacial_Lakes_Map

Antarctic temperature changes

Antarctic temperature changes – Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle (USA),
after analyzing
data from satellites observing Antarctica, came to the conclusion that Antarctica
warmed
by 0.5 ° C between 1957 and 2006. Scientists noticed that the temperature
quickly
rises to the west Antarctica. Heating the continent has an impact on rising sea levels.

Los Angeles underground discoveries

Los Angeles underground discoveries - Parking under UCLA

Los Angeles underground discoveries

Los Angeles underground discoveries – In downtown Los Angeles during the construction
of
the underground car park, have been dug up animal remains from the Ice Age.

Called
to the place paleontologists have discovered bones of: cougar, wolves, horses,
European bisons
and other mammals. Near the main findings lay the skeleton of the mammoth.

World atomic arsenal

World atomic arsenal - Nuclear explosion in Nagasaki

World atomic arsenal

World atomic arsenal – Nuclear bombs are one of the most powerful and therefore most terrible weapons created by man. Here are the countries which have atomic arsenal:

– USA:

  • the first nuclear explosion: 16 July 1945.
  • the first thermonuclear explosion: 31 October 1952.
  • the number of nuclear warheads: over 10 thousand.
  • number of tests of nuclear weapons: 1030

– Russia (USSR):

 

  • the first nuclear explosion: 29 August 1949.
  • the first thermonuclear explosion: 12 August 1953.
  • the number of nuclear warheads: over 10 thousand.
  • number of tests of nuclear weapons: 715

 

– Great Britain:

 

  • the first nuclear explosion: 3 October 1952.
  • the first thermonuclear explosion: 15 May 1957.
  • the number of nuclear warheads: 185
  • number of tests of nuclear weapons: 45

 

– France:

 

  • the first nuclear explosion: 13 February 1960.
  • the first thermonuclear explosion: 24 September 1966.
  • the number of nuclear warheads: 350
  • number of tests of nuclear weapons: 210

 

– China:

 

  • the first nuclear explosion: 16 October 1964.
  • the first thermonuclear explosion: 17 June 1967.
  • the number of nuclear warheads: 400
  • number of tests of nuclear weapons: 45

 

– India:

 

  • the first nuclear explosion: 18 May 1974.
  • the first thermonuclear explosion: –
  • the number of nuclear warheads: 60
  • number of tests of nuclear weapons: 3

 

– Pakistan:

 

  • the first nuclear explosion: 28 May 1998.
  • the first thermonuclear explosion: –
  • the number of nuclear warheads: ?
  • number of tests of nuclear weapons: 2

 

– Israel:

 

  • the first nuclear explosion: ?
  • the first thermonuclear explosion: –
  • the number of nuclear warheads: approx. 350
  • number of tests of nuclear weapons: 1 (?)

 

– North Korea (DPRK):

 

  • the first nuclear explosion: 9 October 2006
  • the first thermonuclear explosion: –
  • the number of nuclear warheads: ?
  • number of tests of nuclear weapons: 2 (?)

 

Robert Oppenheimer – American physicist

Robert Oppenheimer - American physicist

Robert Oppenheimer – American physicist

Robert Oppenheimer – American physicist – In 02.18.1967 died an American
physicist
Robert Oppenheimer (born in 1904). Scientific director of the project “Manhattan”,
the aim of which
was to create the first atomic bomb. He also worked on electrons and positrons.