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   DEFCON (a) Defense Readiness Conditions, a system of progressive alert

   postures in the US; (b) the name of Force's computer program which

   automatically mapped out computer networks and scanned for accounts

  

   DES Data Encryption Standard, an encryption algorithm developed by

   IBM, NSA and NIST

  

   Deszip Fast DES Unix password-cracking system developed by Matthew

   Bishop

  

   Dial-up Modem access point into a computer or computer network

  

   DMS-100 Computerised telephone switch (exchange) made by NorTel

  

   DOD Department of Defense (US)

  

   DOE Department of Energy (US)

  

   DPP Director of Public Prosecutions

  

   DST Direction de la Surveillance du Territoire-- French secret service

   agency

  

   EASYNET Digital Equipment Corporation's internal communication network

   (DECNET)

  

   GTN Global Telecommunications Network: Citibank's international data

   network

  

   HEPNET High Energy Physics Network: DECNET-based network, primarily

   controlled by DOE, connected to NASA's SPAN

  

   IID Internal Investigations Division. Both the Victoria Police and the

   AFP have an IID

  

   IP Internet Protocol (RFC791): a data communications protocol, used to

   transmit packets of data between computers on the Internet

   

   IS International Subversive (electronic magazine)

  

   ISU Internal Security Unit: anti-corruption unit of the Victoria

   Police

  

   ITU International Telecommunications Union, the international

   telecommunications standards body

  

   JANET Joint Academic Network (UK), a network of computers

  

   JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory--a California-based NASA research centre

   affiliated with CalTech

  

   LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (US)

  

   LOD Legion of Doom

  

   Lutzifer West German computer, connected to the X.25 network, which

   had a chat facility

  

   MFC Multi Frequency Code (Group III): inter-exchange

   telecommunications system used by Telstra (Telecom)