A well-connected Russian hacker once described as “an asset of supreme importance” to Moscow was sentenced on Friday to nine years in a U.S. prison after pleading guilty to running a site that sold stolen payment card data, and to administering a highly secretive...This is not the post I thought I would be writing. While I legally registered the company in 2013, it wasn’t until 2015 that I took it from a part time, side hustle, to a full time, pay my rent, insurance and grocery bills gig. About a year into it, I declared...Interesting story of how the police can identify someone by following the evidence chain from website to website. According to filings in Blumenthal’s case, FBI agents had little more to go on when they started their investigation than the news helicopter...Fourteen feet long and 450 pounds. It was dead before it washed up. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here.The Washington Post is reporting on an internal CIA report about its “Vault 7” security breach: The breach — allegedly committed by a CIA employee — was discovered a year after it happened, when the information was published by WikiLeaks, in...Good interview.