Study says most "black hat" hackers don't believe what they do is wrong

Justin Kahn

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A recent study has come up with some interesting numbers regarding the way black hat hackers think of themselves and thier arguably malicious activities. A password security software company known as Thycotic conducted a survey during this year's Black Hat 2014 that says...

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Well I would rather see politicians thrown in jail, than hackers. They are allowed to fleece their own citizens of their hard earned cash, but it's fine, because they make the laws and loopholes to suit them.
Is that not a form of hacking, finding a weakness and exploiting it? So politics is social economic hacking?

A road may be dangerous, but no one spends money on lights, warnings, and safety aspects, until plenty of people have died.
Hackers, will be hunted like dogs when either, they kill plenty of people, or, more likely, when someone up high has his life threatened to be exposed.
 

psycros

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Well I would rather see politicians thrown in jail, than hackers. They are allowed to fleece their own citizens of their hard earned cash, but it's fine, because they make the laws and loopholes to suit them.
Is that not a form of hacking, finding a weakness and exploiting it? So politics is social economic hacking?

A road may be dangerous, but no one spends money on lights, warnings, and safety aspects, until plenty of people have died.
Hackers, will be hunted like dogs when either, they kill plenty of people, or, more likely, when someone up high has his life threatened to be exposed.

Some of them are already hunted like dogs but when their caught you won't hear about it. Their usually given a choice: work for the government or never be heard from again.
 

GeforcerFX

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Yeah we already knew thy were delusional tell s something knew. I still hate the white hat hackers more, every single one I have met is a prick, they all have massive ego's.
 

captaincranky

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Do ne'er do well hackers really wear black hats? What happens when a "white hat hacker" wants to infiltrate a "black hat hackers" group? Does he or she simply change their hat color? :confused:
 

tipstir

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Internet is free, so the logical sense was that what you upload was free domain. But in the past is was BBB with PKWARE and PKZIP days. Today things have change. New word is call Streaming. Storage is called Cloud.
 

captaincranky

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Makes me think of old SPY vs SPY :)
Now that you mention it, me too.....
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