Systems administrator played crucial role in capture of "El Chapo"

clock • 2 min read

Christian Rodriguez collaborated with the FBI to bring down Mexican drug lord

The trial of Mexican mobster Joaquin Guzman this week found its most important witness to date: the man who set up his encrypted communication network. It has been revealed that the system admin...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
Encryption backdoors violate human rights, says EU court

Privacy

Implications for EU's own efforts to regulate encryption

clock 16 February 2024 • 3 min read
FBI disrupts BlackCat ransomware operation, unveils decryption tool

Hacking

The ransomware group claims FBI only obtained decryption keys for the last month and a half

clock 20 December 2023 • 3 min read
'You have to encrypt everything': Public sector security in the zero-trust age

Public Sector

Years of high-profile breaches have spurred movement – at least overseas

clock 18 December 2023 • 3 min read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Networks

Cisco unveils unified networking platform

Cisco unveils unified networking platform

Aims to ease administration by converging disparate offerings onto a unified network management platform

Gina Narcisi
clock 07 June 2023 • 2 min read
Peter Cochrane: Optimising to extinction

Peter Cochrane: Optimising to extinction

Economic incentives create dangerous levels of brittleness and a lack of adaptability in the face of rapid technological and market change

Professor Peter Cochrane
clock 22 March 2023 • 3 min read
Industry Voice: Solving Network Challenges with VMware SD-WAN

Industry Voice: Solving Network Challenges with VMware SD-WAN

VMware
clock 18 March 2022 • 2 min read