The Fifteen Greatest Hacking Exploits

Hacking Today

Hacking is a practice that emerged in the 1970s, but some of the numerous groups that have been formed around this movement still exist today.

An Evolving Phenomenon

With Internet use becoming more and more widespread, hackers and others called "script kiddies" are more numerous than ever. However, we are not seeing a proportional explosion of large-scale attacks against computer systems that matches this increase. The movement has taken a slightly different direction compared to what it was in the first few years.

Some attacks are still making news, and system administrators are still paying the price. The Kevin Mitnicks and John Drapers that made history have largely settled down and today's security experts find themselves facing a less virulent but much more massive threat.

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  • Anonymous
    They should have very serious consequences for hackers. I'm tired of defaced websites, viruses, trojans, etc. Although it is fun to screw around with other people's computers..especially if they've done it to you...but either way there should be some huge penalties for hacking. I say chop off a thumb on the first offence. 2nd offence: chope off the rest of the fingers on that hand. Hackers along with script kiddies would cease to exist.
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  • itadakimasu
    sounds like you have been the victim of malware and virii while doing some questionable internet browsing...
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  • Anonymous
    Well, 'Anonymous', I hope you're using Tor to browse the 'intarweb', you worthless plebian.
    Here in the USA, we aren't barbarians, and the only people who would even deserve such harsh treatment would be rapists and their ilk. Even so, we just lock em up and release them on probation a few months/years later. :P
    Not perfect, but I say cutting off fingers because you're too stupid to take basic steps to protect your system? Kinda harsh.
    The difference between a robber and a hacker, is that you can completely stop a hacker by unplugging your phone line from your modem.
    Do that, for the sake of humanity. :P
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  • arkadi
    Well it is important info, but i don't think you can call them the best :) they got basted after all. Governments got best hackers if you ask me.
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  • Reynod
    There are numerous other well documented hacks that probably deserved a mention.

    At least you did take the moral high ground.

    You neglected to mention Electron and Phoenix ... clearly they were better than most of these mentioned here.
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  • deadliest
    hmmm so this hacker list is not complete oh oh oh , you should have guys, it was most interesting reading about this. But i think hackers are a necessary evil without them how would i play my pirated games :D
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  • Anonymous
    @ Arkadi
    "Well it is important info, but i don't think you can call them the best :) they got basted after all. Governments got best hackers if you ask me. "

    Lol, where do you think the Government found there hackers? They hired guys like this ^^Rofl
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  • Anonymous
    Script kiddies. Blegh.
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  • Anonymous
    ahhhhhh
    its good to be a hacker
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  • jordanprogrammer
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