Hacking can pay. Just ask Iraqi-born hacker Mustafa Al-Bassam who was sentenced to 20 months in prison for computer misuse. Secure Trading, a processing firm based in London’s Canary Wharf, has hired him to act as a security advisor, according to Business Insider.
Al-Bassam — who reportedly hacked Sony, FBI affiliate Infragard, and fox.com — will act as a security advisor on Secure Trading’s technology and services, including a blockchain research project called “Trustery.”Working With Top Management
Al-Bassam will work alongside senior management, including Kobus Paulsen, chairman and founder, Ian Hughes, chief technology officer, and Gerald [...]