The Black Hat Hackers?

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“We are anonymous. We are a legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us.” There’s no bomb going off, shots are not being fired, but they say they are fighting a war, daily. Anonymous, their battleground is the internet, they support human rights and freedom. Their attacks have taken down, a website like the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Corporations, foreign governments, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). What happens behind the curtains, for governments that want information to be on the top of the chain of command, to stop a movie release that showed their leader assassinated. Who are they? and what happens next?
Who are they? They are people with knowledge of information technology. There are many types of hackers. One of the types is a Black Hat Hacker. Black Hat Hackers are the most notorious for using their knowledge to fooled security systems, or to created viruses and malware without caring the consequences. Another type is a White
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n.d, p. 5). “It was like a computer trojan or virus, which infected the system in Iran, and simply damaged the systems and would simply destroy it.” stated Eugene Kaspersky from Kaspersky Lab (as cited in Zetter, K. n.d. p. 34). People believe the Stuxnet was created by Israel and United States to infiltrated the Iranians nuclear program. Stuxnet took over the control of centrifuges that spin nuclear material at Iran’s enrichment facilities (Zetter, K. n.d, p. 23). On November of 2010, the International Atomic Energy Agency said “Iran has suspended all work at its nuclear facilities without explaining why.(as cited in Zetter, K. n.d. p. 45)” Many intelligence agencies accredited to Stuxnet. Iran responded to the hack by assembling the Iranian Revolutionary Guard making it the 2nd largest online army (Clarke, R. A., & Knake, R. K 2010, p.

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