Quiz Of The Week: Famous Hackers


What do you know about the men who became famous by breaking stuff?

Talented hackers can keep the large corporations and whole governments on their toes. They sabotage the media agencies, break websites, steal our money and personal data.

But the hackers who really capture the imagination of the public are freedom fighters and digital anarchists, people who have an agenda besides making money. From the early days of the Legion of Doom to the rise of the Anonymous movement, we are fascinated by geeks on the wrong side of the law.

They fought the law and law won

While we mention plenty of criminals in our quiz, most of them have been reformed (often following a few years in prison) and are now working in the cyber security industry.

So what do you know about the people who see the Internet as their personal playground?

Take our quiz!

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