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Hacking Culture and Hacking Conferences in Brazil

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Hacking Culture and Hacking Conferences in Brazil

The global hacking community is growing at a rapid pace and a vibrant, innovative, and engaged population of ethical hackers is emerging as a result. It wasn't so long ago that hacking was synonymous with criminal behavior, but a lot has changed in the last five years or so.   Now hackers are widely understood to be security professionals tasked with outwitting cybercriminals, leading the way to a safer future for everyone. Hacking is now a legitimate job with a well-defined role within our society.   This critical shift in hacker perception has been key to advancing the security field...

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How Has Anonymous Shaped Hacking Culture and Fashion?

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How Has Anonymous Shaped Hacking Culture and Fashion?

There's no doubt that Anonymous, the vigilante hacking group or "hacktivists", have made an impact on the world with their projects. Let's delve into some of their more well-known antics for a moment. They hijacked the website of the controversial Westboro Baptist Chuch (WBC) after the church announced they would picket at the funerals of the Sandy Hook Massacre victims. WBC has gained widespread media attention due to their outspoken hate for gay and Jewish people, and their picketing at solider's funerals.   Anonymous took on ISIS after the Paris attacks, hacking numerous websites associated with the terrorist group. Arguably...

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