‘Mafiaboy’ Teams Up With HP On A Documentary About Cybercrime

Canada’s most notorious hacker is Michael Calce. But you might know him better as ‘MafiaBoy’. When he was just 15 years old, he took down the websites of some of the largest companies in the world at the height of the e-commerce boom, causing an estimated $1.7 billion in loss.

Today he shares his story in association with HP and directed by Academy Award nominated director Huber Davis in a movie called‘Rivolta.’ In this documentary, Michael highlights how printers and other Internet-connected devices are one of the biggest weak links to data breaches for small-to-medium sized companies either and even Fortune 250 companies.

Here’s the trailer for ‘Rivolta’ which is coming soon:

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One Response to “‘Mafiaboy’ Teams Up With HP On A Documentary About Cybercrime”

  1. […] Recently, I wrote about Michael Calce who is also the well known Canadian hacker ‘MafiaBoy’ and his association with HP to make a film called ‘Rivolta’ which directed by Academy Award nominated director Huber Davis. Today I got news that the movie will make it’s world premiere at the Hot Docs Film festival in Toronto. This is North America’s largest documentary film festival, conference and market, which makes it the perfect venue for this movie to make its debut. If you’re in Toronto, I’d make plans to see this movie as the topic is timely given what is going on with the state of computer security these days. […]

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