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Saturday, 9 September 2017

Top 10 Most Famous Blackhat hackers - Notorious

Top 10 Most Famous Blackhat hackers

Before diving into the list of top black hat hackers, Let us clear out what exactly is the meaning of Black hat hackers. Black hack hackers basically mean that person or individual or a group of individuals who have extensive knowledge regarding the computers whose main purpose is to bypass or crack the internet security system and use the information gathered for personal gain. The term black hat is given to them because in the old times it was considered that the bad guys wore black hats. These types of hackers hack into computers or networks and try to steal the valuable information or even transfer money into their own accounts. The main difference between white hat hackers and Balck hat hackers is that white hat hacker also try to breach the system or a network, But once they have done that they alert the respective security persons or group of that organisation and tell them to fix such vulnerability, without using such information for any personal gain or using it in an illegal way
While on the other hand Black hat hackers are exactly opposite, They breach the security systems of an organisation or an individual to get the sensitive information which they, later on, use it for personal interest. It dosesn't matter that whether they are using it for money or anything, As long as they are using that information without the owner's permission, it is considered a crime. 
hacking and stealing the information without the individual's acknowledgement is a serious crime, And now that world is moving on to the internet it is very important to keep our data safe and secure and completely away from these types of hackers.
Top 10 Most Famous Blackhat hackers - Notorious
Top 10 Most Famous Blackhat hackers - Notorious

Following is the list of top ten black hat hackers who used their skills for personal gain.

#1. Kevin Mitnick
Kevin Mitnick
Kevin Mitnick

He was once one of the most wanted criminals in the cyber world. He had so much extensive knowledge about computers which led him to almost three years of the hacking spree in which he hacked famous companies like IBM, Motorola and stole the information which was really worth of millions of dollars. He was caught twice and every time he spent his punishment in the prison. Now he works as a security consultant. Talk about black hat turning in to white hat.!

#2.Jonathan James 
Jonathan James
Jonathan James

He is best known for hacking NASA's network at the age of 15.NASA had to shutdown their Network for about 3 weeks which cost them 41000$.He downloaded source code to Learn that how space station worked.He was also known as “c0mrade”.James committed suicide using a gun, On May 18, 2008, at the age of 25.

#3.Gary McKinnon 
Gary McKinnon
Gary McKinnon

He was known by the Internet Name "Solo".
He broke into 100 servers from NASA and the US Army.He used his girlfriend's Computer to commit such crimes.He hacked into NASA, Navy, US army, airforce and Department of defense accounting a total loss of around 700,000$.He was able to access and remove software, information and files from US government.

#4.Vladimir Levin
Vladimir Levin
Vladimir levin

He is a Russian hacker who was born genius, In 1994 he accessed the accounts of large corporate customers of Citibank and stole almost 11 million dollars. He ended up spending three years of his life in Jail.

#5. Mathew Bevan and Richard Pryce
Mathew Bevan and Richard Pryce
Mathew Bevan and Richard Pryce

Both of these individuals were pretty young when they broke into military computers, officials believed that they didn't only hack US military but also North Korean systems as well. These two individuals also are known for almost starting a war.
#6.Michael Calce a.k.a MafiaBoy
Michael Calce
Michael Calce

He is a Canadian hacker who is responsible for the series of high profile cyber attacks which happened in the year 2000. a distributed DDoS attack took down many websites like  Yahoo, FIFA, Amazon, eBay, CNN, and Dell etc.

#7.Adrian Lamo
Adrian Lamo
Adrian Lamo

He is best known for hacking into major corporations like Yahoo, Bank of America, Citigroup, The New York Times and Microsoft. but the way he did it made him famous, he used public internet connections like connections at school or library to hack into these major sites he got caught in 2004 and was under house arrest until he paid $65,000 in restitution.

#8.Kevin Poulsen
Kevin Poulsen
Kevin Poulsen

Kevin Poulsen,also known as "Dark Dante",who is responsible for hacking all telephone lines of Los Angeles Radio station KIIS-FM, ensuring that he will be the lucky Caller to win the prize of Porsche 944S2.He was arrested and sentenced to jail for 5 years as well as he was banned for using Internet after his release for 3 years.He was one of the Notorious black hat hacker in 80's.Poulsen is now working as a journalist and is now a senior news editor at wired.

#9.Albert Gonzalez
Albert Gonzalez

Albert Gonzalez, an American computer criminal who was convicted for credit card theft and reselling more than 170 million card numbers from 2005 to 2007. Gonzalez along with his team performed sql injection to establish backdoor on various corporate systems which allowed him to steal Data from Computers by launching ARP spoofing.

#10.Robert Tappan Morris
Robert Tappan Morris
Robert Tappan Morris

Robert Tappan Morris,best known for developing Milworm in 1988 while studying at Cornell University.He was the first person to be indicted under Computer fraud and abuse act.He was sentenced to three years along with a fine of 10,000$.

Now that you know what exactly black hat hacker means, and how valuable it is to keep your information secured on the internet, Make sure you are taking correct security precautions.
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  1. How they become hackers ? Is there any training institute for hackers ?

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