The Secret Lives of Superhero Hackers

Author Erica Fink Report on the secret world of hackers. She explains “Hacking is the modern-day superpower. Like many super powers, it can be using for good or evil”. Some hackers protect company’s data, by keeping the bad guy out, and whistle-blowing on exploits. Some hacker hack for a cause. You may have heard of hacktivist; the act of hacking or breaking into a computer system for politically or socially motivated purposes. A poplar example we hear all the time on the news is a group called Anonymous.

Many hackers do things they aren’t proud of. They can help Law enforcement, or create a game of cat and mouse. All hackers play by their own rules, have their own set of ethics

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