Here's a piece of advice for those running classes training prisoners about information technology.
It's probably not a good idea to let notorious hackers join the course - or, if you do, to keep a very close eye on what they're up to.
He meant to promote his anti-DDoS kit by shedding light on poor internet security at the Hong Kong stock exchange, but his two brief DDoS attacks instead wound up costing him his freedom for the better part of a year.
SSCC 91 - Utah explains data breach, Facebook hacker jailed, FlashBack removal for Leopard, Pentagon expands data sharing
This week's Chet Chat returns to our usual news format this week with guest Gary Korhonen (@hundredaire). Gary and Chet discuss the Utah data breach, Facebook hacker's prison term, OS X Leopard's FlashBack removal tool, Pentagon data sharing and Operation Phish Phry sentencing.
UK-based Edward Pearson from York has been jailed for more than two years for stealing millions of personal identities. Read how he got caught before cashing in on his stolen goods.
The mastermind behind one of the world's most notorious underground internet forums was sent to jail for four years and eight months on Friday. 33-year-old Renukanth Subramaniam created DarkMarket, a website for cybercriminals and fraudsters to buy and sell stolen Read more…