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.
Teenager Nicholas Webber ran the infamous GhostMarket.Net cybercrime website, which sold stolen credit card details and offered tutorials to budding criminals about how to commit identity theft and online scams.
With 8,500 members, GhostMarket was the biggest criminal website ever uncovered by the British authorities.
It’s said that GhostMarket’s activities can be linked to frauds around the world which saw £8 million stolen from 65,000 bank accounts…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.