HACKERS: THE 411

Author(s):

Lauren Abshire, Editor, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Hackers, White Hat, Black Hat, Red Hat, Gray Hat, Hacktivists and Script Kiddies

White Hat, Black Hat, Gray Hat, Hacktivists, we hear all of these names, but what is hacking and who are they? What are the different types of hackers? Why hack? The media has used this term since the 1990’s and it can be traced back further to the late 1980’s. Hacking is the act of … Read more