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Meet The World’s 5 Most Notorious Black-hat Hackers Ever. by Lordsurh: 6:13pm On Aug 26, 2017


We are all aware that cyber terrorism has grown rapidly in the last decade to accompany the technological advancements of the computer world, thus now we’ve designed a list of mythical cyber offenders ever.

Firstly for those who don’t understand the term “black-hat“, it is popular slang used in the technology industry to describe a set of illegal or unauthorized activities. A white hat hacker is the opposite of a black-hat hacker, white hat hackers are those specialists who that seek to protect and improve internet security in organizations. White hat hackers understand the techniques used by black-hat hackers and hack to make procedures more secure.

Who is a black hat hacker?

A “black hat” hacker is a computer specialist or programmer who violates computer safety for little reason beyond maliciousness or for personal gain. Black hat hackers are usually known to form the stereotypical, illegal hacking groups often portrayed in popular culture. They are known to break into big companies or organizations networks to destroy data or use for personal vendettas.

Black hat hackers target bank information, login details and can stroke mayhem by shutting down large corporations and make them lose billion of dollars in the process. A good example of what black hat hackers can do is when Hollywood actors had their iCloud accounts ravaged, and also their naked photographs were released to the general public.

In this article, we present: 8 of the most dangerously skilled hackers to have caused problems for governments, brought down multi-million dollars websites and made millions for themselves—before finally getting caught by the authorities.

5) Adrian Lamo


Nickname: The Homeless Hacker
Age: 37

Lamo is widely-known for breaking up into a collection of high-profile computer networks of The New York Times, Google, Yahoo!, and Microsoft before he was arrested in 2003. Adrian Lamo utilized coffee shops, libraries and web cafés as his locations for hacking.

After he was arrested his life has had a rough patch, he was accused of pointing a gun at his girlfriend was sent to a psychiatric ward afterward in another incident. His biggest point in the limelight was when he reported Chelsea Manning to the authorities after her leak of government documents. He is popularly known as “The snitch” among hackers. Now he is a threat analysis.

4) Albert Gonzalez



Known as: CumbaJohnny, Segvec, SoupNazi, KingChilli
Age: 35

Albert Gonzalez started Shadowcrew.com and gathered several 4,000 members. Members of the website can purchase or offer fraudulent passports or bank accounts numbers, drivers’ licenses, Social Security cards, charge cards, credit cards, bank cards, debit cards, birth certificates, faculty university student identification cards, along with medical health insurance cards. It is stated that over a hundred and seventy million debit and credit cards had been set on the website by 2005 to 2007.

Gonzalez, by Florida, was not known as a low-key spender; he had been famous for throwing a social gathering. He had been charged with having 15 bankcards while at New Jersey, but avoided Jail time after giving up roughly 19 ShadowCrew members to the Secret services.

READ MORE: https://smartgeek.com.ng/2017/08/26/5-most-wanted-black-hat-hackers/
Re: Meet The World’s 5 Most Notorious Black-hat Hackers Ever. by ChineseBuggati3(m): 6:27pm On Aug 26, 2017
Wow
Re: Meet The World’s 5 Most Notorious Black-hat Hackers Ever. by KENZYYONG(m): 8:20pm On Aug 26, 2017
Space booked....see you at front page
Re: Meet The World’s 5 Most Notorious Black-hat Hackers Ever. by haconjy(m): 4:53am On Aug 27, 2017
How I wish I can become one of them
Re: Meet The World’s 5 Most Notorious Black-hat Hackers Ever. by KENZYYONG(m): 10:27am On Aug 27, 2017
The guy in front of my front...me too how I wish I am one of them...hei I go finish naija
Re: Meet The World’s 5 Most Notorious Black-hat Hackers Ever. by Lordsurh: 5:34pm On Aug 30, 2017
HAHAH

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