Cyber-stasi firm "Project Vigilant" among those recruiting at Defcon hacker conference

Via the Submitterator, Boing Boing reader Trotsky points to some news from the recent Defcon hacking conference in Las Vegas: "Project Vigilant says they hope to add 1,300 new employees by 2011 to help profile and identify 'adversaries.' One of their better known and longstanding 'adversary characterizers?' Adrian Lamo. A press release says the organization tracks more than 250 million IP addresses a day and can 'develop portfolios on any name, screen name or IP address."