Kevin Mitnick is a well-known computer hacker who gained notoriety in the 1990s for his high-profile hacks and social engineering tactics. Mitnick was known for his ability to penetrate computer systems and networks, often using social engineering techniques to gain access to sensitive information.
Jonathan James, also known as "c0mrade," was a notorious computer hacker from the United States who gained notoriety in the late 1990s and early 2000s for his high-profile hacks. He was born in 1983 in Miami, Florida and started hacking when he was a teenager.
Adrian Lamo was an American hacker and security analyst who gained notoriety in the early 2000s for several high-profile hacks. Lamo was known for his ability to penetrate computer networks and gain access to sensitive information. However, he also gained a reputation for his ethical hacking, as he would often notify companies of their security vulnerabilities after hacking into their systems.
Jeanson James Ancheta is a former hacker who gained notoriety for his involvement in creating and spreading a type of malware known as "botnets." Botnets are networks of infected computers that can be remotely controlled by a hacker to carry out various malicious activities, such as sending spam emails or launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
Albert Gonzalez, also known as "soupnazi" and "segvec," is a former American hacker who is best known for orchestrating some of the largest credit card thefts in history.
Matthew Bevan and Richard Pryce are two infamous hackers from the UK who gained notoriety in the 1990s for their hacking exploits. Matthew Bevan, also known by his online handle "Kuji," was a member of a hacking group called the "Electron Knights" and gained notoriety for his role in the 1994 "Operation Sundevil" case, which involved a nationwide crackdown on hackers in the US.