Bloomberg.tv: NetBeans Platform Application Tracks Down Chinese Hackers

In the background of the Bloomberg.tv item below, you see Joe Stewart from Dell Secureworks using a colorful graphy visualizer of network connections. Guess what that application is?

http://www.youtube.com/embed/Tox2G3YqZ_M

Answer: That's Maltego, the open source Java based forensics application created on the NetBeans Platform, with a fantastic NetBeans visual library implementation as its main feature, by Paterva in South Africa!

Great work, Paterva guys!

Comments:

why is 'Chinese Hackers'?

Posted by guest on February 21, 2013 at 05:57 PM PST #

Because the hackers in the Bloomberg.tv movie are Chinese.

Posted by Geertjan on February 21, 2013 at 09:00 PM PST #

This atmosphere, pride and prejudice, is diffuse among the U.S. media and the public, including the IT people.

Posted by ratking on February 24, 2013 at 11:49 PM PST #

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Geertjan Wielenga (@geertjanw) is a Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools group living & working in Amsterdam. He is a Java technology enthusiast, evangelist, trainer, speaker, and writer. He blogs here daily.

The focus of this blog is mostly on NetBeans (a development tool primarily for Java programmers), with an occasional reference to NetBeans, and sometimes diverging to topics relating to NetBeans. And then there are days when NetBeans is mentioned, just for a change.

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