Hacking — The Good and The Bad
Quite often, I am asked, "…do good hackers exist amongst the bad hackers…?" This is when I often have to look back to my experience as one of the first Computer Crime Team members in Australia. We achieved our country's first jail term for 'unauthorised access to a computer aka 'hacker'.
From this experience and over the years, I have observed that hackers fall into three categories or sub-groups: