World's Most Famous Hackers

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World's Most Famous Hackers
At age 16, Jonathan James, aka c0mrade, was the first juvenile cybercriminal to go to prison for hacking the Defense Threat Reduction Agency…
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In 1988, Robert Tappan Morris created and released the first worm, then became the first person convicted under the Computer Fraud and Abuse…
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Once dubbed "the Hannibal Lector of computer crime" by angry federal authorities, phone hack specialist Kevin Poulsen (Dark Dante), is now a…
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"Homeless Hacker" Adrian Lamo was prone to wandering, which stopped after his arrest for infiltrating The New York Times. He was recently di…
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Russian Vladimir Levin led his group in the first publicly revealed international bank robbery over a network, taking $3.7 million out of Ci…
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In 2000, 18-year-old Curador (Raphael Gray) stole about 26,000 credit cards from various e-commerce sites and posted numbers on the web. He …
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Asperger's sufferer Gary McKinnon (Solo) searched NASA computers for evidence of UFOs, which the U.S. calls "the biggest military computer h…
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Kevin Mitnick, formerly America's most wanted hacker, was eventually taken down by fellow hacker Tsutomu Shimomura. After serving five years…
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Keep your eyes peeled for Anonymous, an elusive international collection of hackers and activists who seek to vindicate those victimized by …