Hacker culture is an idea derived from a community of enthusiast computer programmers and systems designers in the 1960s around the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Tech Model Railroad Club (and the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. The concept expanded to the hobbyist home computing community, focusing on hardware in the late 1970s and on software ,software cracking, the demoscene) in the 1980s/1990s. Later, this would go on to encompass many new definitions such as art, and Life hacking.
Garry McKinnon was a dangerous hacker who was unemployed when he accessed the computer systems of US military in 2001. He deleted the important operating system files included the information of missiles, free energy and UFOs. It was declared as a biggest cyber attack in America by a single person.
They are the British boys who hacked the information of US Air force, NASA and NATO in 1996. Later they also hacked the research facility in Korea and dumped the information of USAF server. The moved information was south Korean thus the US government was able to solve this international issue.
He is a hacker who targets the bank accounts of customers for his own benefit. Vladimir Levin accessed the citi bank network and stole more than $10 millions from various accounts. He was arrested in UK and $400,000 was recovered.
He is a potentially dangerous hacker who hijacked about 500,000 computer systems in a year. He hired out his services to those who were willing to take down the particular websites. Anchete was arrested by FBI in a sting operation and sentenced to jail for 5 years.
He is a hacker who gained the speciality to hack through telephone lines. He hacked in to LA radio network and become the lucky caller to win new Porsche. 800 TV stations mysteriously crashed when his name came up in a TV show. He was arrested but after coming out, he become a senior editor in Wired News.
He is very skilled and dangerous hacker within a group of hackers called “the realm”. Nashon’s was always focused on undercover police and research organisations. This Melbourne based group targeted California University, Execucom, NASA, Lawrence Livermore national laboratory and commonwealth scientific & industrial research organisation.
Adrian Lamo is a grey hat hacker which means he works for both good and bad side. He was arrested for hacking in to the companies like yahoo, Microsoft and New York Times etc. He revealed the loopholes of those companies which were easily accessible. Later he uncovered a US soldier Bradely who was selling the classified data to wikileaks.
He was the most wanted hacker at the time when he was arrested. This dangerous hacker started hacking at the age of 16 only. After being arrested in 1999 , the judge was convinced that he can start a nuclear war by activating NORAD’s codes on telephone. After releasing, he is running an IT security company.
Albert Gonzales started a group of hackers called shadow crew group. His only motive was to make lots of money in little time. He managed to steal over 45 million card details from TJX group of retailers. He was arrested i 2008 and currently serving a prison term till 2025.