Login To HELL: The nightmares of an infosec professional in South America

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Login To HELL: The nightmares of an infosec professional in South America
Dec. 29, 2020, 11 p.m. - Dec. 29, 2020, 11:40 p.m.
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r3s - Remote Rhein Ruhr Stage
Remote Rhein Ruhr Stage - r3s

This talk is about the story of the first hacker in Uruguay that served time in prison. It's about the story told by Linus Neumann 2 years ago in the 35c3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBtynT_dhJc

"In 2014, Alberto Daniel Hill, an expert in cybersecurity, found a security issue in a medical provider’s website. In reporting the issue, it led him to become the first person imprisoned in Uruguay for a computer-related crime—a crime he didn’t commit, and one that probably never even happened.

Alberto, a hacker, was the perfect target for a judicial system that doesn’t understand cybersecurity or cybercrimes. Through police misconduct and incompetence, his life was thrown into upheaval, and he is still recovering from a system where there are no guarantees of a fair trial.

Rife with injustice and anguish, Alberto’s story doesn’t have a fairy tale ending. It is a lesson for Uruguay and the world to implement fair processes for prosecuting cybercrimes. Alberto’s tale will stand as a stark reminder of the dangers of a judiciary system that hasn’t caught up to the technology of the 21st century.“

Stephanie Holland, Editor of the book "Operacion Bitcoins: Login To Hell"

I am Alberto Daniel Hill and this is my story.


My story featured in the Darknet Diaries podcast: http://darknetdiaries.com/episode/25


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