Technology

Want to Be a Hacker? Come to Dallas.

Don't dox me, bro!

An alert FrontBurnervian points us to this Popular Mechanics story written by former Dallas Observer editor Joe Pappalardo. The story centers on the Dallas Hackers Association and says:

North Texas has become an unexpected haven for hackers seeking not only camaraderie but paid work. There is an ecosystem here that can sustain them. The Dallas–Fort Worth area has the most available cybersecurity jobs in the nation. Community colleges and universities are building cybersecurity institutes. The area has a history—starting with Texas Instruments in 1951 and through today, when AT&T, Raytheon, and Facebook’s new data storage facilities are located nearby. All of those companies need smart programmers. And cybersecurity. They need hackers.

It’s a quick read and worth your time. 

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  • antonio black

    Usually I used to think once you’ve lost something, especially money, it’s lost forever….Worst thing is when you get scammed, you have very little or no hope of getting your money back or catching the thief, most especially when its online…..but many thanks to Jessie, a very good friend of my wife and I, she told me of this whitehat guy (hackspecial72)at(gmail)dot com…who she used to run to for tech services and all that internet stuff, got his contact and mailed him that very night, explained my plight to him as I had been scammed off several thousands. He ask for some information which I provided at once and he went straight to work…in a couple of days he called to tell me he had seen over 85% of my money where the thief had kept it, apparently he had not spent that one yet…lucky me 🙂

    So I told him to take all of it out and also tell me where i could locate the thief which he did gracefully well.
    You should contact him if you have any similar issue