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"A Man Of Many Perversions" – Federal Cybersecurity Head Convicted Of Child Porn Charges

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posted on Aug, 28 2014 @ 10:14 PM
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OK Mt Fellow ATSers, Looks like our Watchers of Our Cyber Henhouse have other things on their mind. No wonder The Eastern European Hackers have such an easy time scooping up Large Amounts of our Personal and Private Financial and Medical Info. Seems our Best and Brightest Cyber Defenders have a propensity for some Nasty Extra curricular activities.

So what do you reckon My ATS Friends, it seems that this week there has been another Large Cyber Theft (Biggest in History) supposedly. Do we as Tax Payers deserve better than this or is this what we get from Over Paying for everything we have Government do for us and only get abuse if we dare to say anything about their sloth and incompetence?

Any thoughts Guys and Gals? Peace Friends

Mods, if you feel this is in the wrong forum please feel free to move this thread as you wish, I also did a search and their doesn't seem to be anything about this yet on ATS, if there is please delete thread, Thanks Arjunanda

As the acting cybersecurity chief of a federal agency, Timothy DeFoggi should have been well versed in the digital footprints users leave behind online when they visit web sites and download images.

But DeFoggi—convicted today in Nebraska on three child porn charges including conspiracy to solicit and distribute child porn—must have believed his use of the Tor anonymizing network shielded him from federal investigators.

But DeFoggi’s conviction is perhaps more surprising than others owing to the fact that he worked at one time as the acting cybersecurity director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. DeFoggi worked for the department from 2008 until January this year. A department official told Business Insider that DeFoggi worked in the office of the assistant secretary for administration as lead IT specialist but a government budget document for the department from this year(.pdf) identifies a Tim DeFoggi as head of OS IT security operations, reporting to the department’s chief information security officer.

Although anyone could use the sites, registered users like DeFoggi—who was known online under the user names “#christ” and “PTasseater”—could set up profile pages with an avatar, often child porn images, and personal information and upload files. The site archived more than 100 videos and more than 17,000 child porn and child erotica images, many of them depicting infants and toddlers being sexually abused by adults.

DeFoggi became part of that sting after becoming a registered member of PedoBook in March 2012 where he remained active until December that year when the FBI shuttered it. During this time DeFoggi, who described himself as “having many perversions,” solicited child porn images from other members, viewed images and exchanged private messages with other members expressing interest in raping, beating and murdering infants and toddlers.

DeFoggi received many commendations during his government career, according to an exhibit list created by the government for his trial. The list includes several certificates of award from the U.S. Treasury, a certificate of appreciation from the State Department for his work on a Hurricane Katrina task force, several documents related to computer courses he attended and certifications he received.

posted on Aug, 28 2014 @ 10:20 PM
I thought this man was set up. Then I saw his picture. This man has the unfortunate distinction of looking like a pediphile.

edit on 28-8-2014 by Iamthatbish because: predict a text totally winning

posted on Aug, 28 2014 @ 10:20 PM
" "A Man Of Many Perversions" – Federal Cybersecurity Head Convicted Of Child Porn Charges "


Oh the irony.

Unless of course he was set up.

But then again, he was probably hired by Kathleen Sebelius.

Ding-Dong !!!

posted on Aug, 28 2014 @ 10:26 PM
You're right, kinda how The Principal in Ferris Bueller's Day Off looked. That guy looked A Dead On Pervie the first time I saw the film LOL
Thanks for the reply
Arjunanda !a reply to: Iamthatbish

posted on Aug, 28 2014 @ 11:06 PM
a reply to: arjunanda ...and people wonder why I wanted to skip school.

posted on Aug, 28 2014 @ 11:08 PM
Or could have been this:

edit on 2109118pmThursdayf09Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:09:21 -0500America/Chicago by signalfire because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 28 2014 @ 11:10 PM
Brilliant Reply !!!!

Second Line, A Star for you Abe
Peace, Arjunanda a reply to: abe froman

posted on Aug, 28 2014 @ 11:19 PM
a reply to: signalfire

I thought that was email safety 101? It did give me pause though. Most of my email shows up in my notification bar. I don't even bother opening it, I just read it from there.

The unfortunate fact is people do commit suicide over this charge. Its a life changing event. Idk anything about this man. I don't do his guilty or innocent status.

I do know there are stings that actively try to get you to download porn when you are trying to download other things.

posted on Aug, 29 2014 @ 12:13 AM
Would not compare it to Luke's framing though because of different "occupations". While it does happen in similarly. Maybe the head of Federal Cybersecurity got to close to turning in an insider. If he's innocent he's probably going to go down as guilty anyway, gotta protect the system.

Or the fact that he's guilty, taking the job for easier access. Sickening and disturbing as to who head these things, peering into our own computers and making Google-like databases.

Earlier thread on the topic:

edit on 29-8-2014 by dreamingawake because: added not.

posted on Aug, 29 2014 @ 11:32 PM

originally posted by: signalfire
Or could have been this:

I don't buy it. He said yahoo allows you to preview an image without downloading it, which is impossible because you cannot see anything online without downloading it somehow, somewhere. Its not a magic box that somehow displays the internet without putting it on your computer first.

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