There are many notable hackers around the world. We at Hacked have put together a list of the 10 most notorious hackers of all time.1. Jonathan James
Known as “comrade” by many online, 15-year-old Jonathan James was the first juvenile convicted and jailed in the United States for hacking. James hacked into companies like Bell South, as well as the Miami-Dade school system and the Department of Defense in 1999. He gained access to information like the source code responsible for operating the International Space Station.
Once NASA detected the breach, the space agency shut down their computers for three weeks, apparently losing an estimated $41,000. [...]
John McAfee, one of the most influential cyber-security personalities in the world, writes for the IBTimes UK that Ashley Madison was not hacked.
“…The data was stolen by a woman operating on her own who worked for Avid Life Media,” the famed Antivirus security entrepreneur penned. McAfee had not yet commented on the release of the personal information. McAfee’s analysis comes on the heels of Ashley Madison’s announcement that it would reward individuals who help bring its hackers to justice with $500,000.
In the article, McAfee distinguishes a hacker from what happened behind the scenes at Ashley Madison. “A hacker is someone who uses a combination of high-tech [...]
Authorities in Tennessee arrested Antivirus entrepreneur John McAfee for driving under the influence of drugs and carrying a handgun while intoxicated on Sunday. He admitted that he was under the influence of drugs when stopped by the police. In a post on Facebook, McAfee said it was a failure on his doctor’s part to tell him he couldn’t drive.
“Yes, I was arrested while under the influence of Xanax. It was a brand new prescription received the same day of the arrest, and the physician neglected to warn me about driving while taking it. As to the weapons, I always carry them and, unless one is [...]