The Blog of Legal Times:  “A sophisticated hacker pleaded guilty today to conspiring to hack into computer networks supporting major American retail and financial organizations, and to steal data relating to tens of millions of credit and debit cards in a case that the Justice Department said is one of the largest data breaches ever investigated and prosecuted in the United States.  Albert Gonzalez, 28, of Miami, a onetime Secret Service informant, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to gain unauthorized access to the payment card networks.”