Would you hire a former criminal hacker? Better question: would you elect a former criminal hacker to political office?
Credit goes to Brian Krebs over at the Washington Post's Security Fix blog for recognizing that Dmitri Ivanovich Golubov, a 24-year-old from Odessa, has started the "Internet Party of Ukraine." Golubov, whose hacker nickname is "Script," was arrested and even jailed in 2005 in connection with Carderplanet.com, a site that bought and traded credit and debit card credentials. After only six months in prision, Ukrainian politicians convinced a judge to set Golubov free.
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