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Jailed hacker and data theft mastermind Albert Gonzalez is reportedly seeking to appeal his guilty plea, arguing that he committed his crimes at the behest of the Secret Service, according to a report by Wired.
UPDATED: The Manhattan district attorney’s office on Wednesday announced the break-up of an identity theft and fencing ring responsible for around $1 million in fraudulent purchases from Apple stores around the country.
Information leak Web site Wikileaks put out a call for volunteers willing to help the organization host its controversial documents. Claiming that the site was “under heavy attack,” Wikileaks posted an appeal on its Web site looking for individuals willing to help mirror the contents of Wikileaks now infamous Cablegate documents on a physical or virtual server. Within hours the site’s content was being mirrored at over 500 locations, according to a list provided by Wikileaks.