Esqueleto sent us an interesting story from Security Focus on convincted hackers and employment in the security field. When you get past the zillions of obnoxious frames, you'll read an article about a wierd problem: the guys who have a criminal record are tougher to hire... in this case they're talking about Mark Abene (Phiber Optik) being snubbed by @Stake, the guys who merged with L0pht. Of course this makes total sense from a corporate perspective, but considering many of the folks in the industry will admit freely to doing the same things, the conviction on your record makes all the difference.
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