Monday, April 16, 2012

3 Hackers are most famous in the World

World of hackers has been known since the computer, and they began to be more rampant since the internet. Well if you are curious about who's most famous hacker in the world, this article will be able to answer.

A. Kevin Mitnick (born August 6, 1963)



Kevin is known for a pretty horrendous his action hack America, and is "the most wanted computer criminal in United States history". His life story could be filmed as much as 2 times in Hollywood, with the title 'Takedown' and 'Freedom Downtime'.

Kevin started hack first action against the transportation system in Los Angeles. After breaking into the system 'punchcard' (bus subscription card reading), she can wear a bus anywhere for free.

Kevin's next action is to break the telephone system, in which he can use long distance phone service for free.

After identifying a computer, Kevin was hacking at:

- DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation) system

- IBM Mini Computer in 'Computer Learning Center of Los Angeles'

- System Hacking Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Sun Microsystems and Fujitsu Siemens

- Fool the FBI

Kevin finally got caught and serving a prison sentence of 5 years. He was only released in 2000. Once free, he was not allowed to use telecommunication devices and phones until 2003.

After Kevin's right to sue in court, he was finally allowed to use communication devices and computers. Kevin is currently working as a computer security consultant.


2. Adrian Lamo (born 1981)



Adrian is a journalist and a hacker predicate 'gray' (can be good, be evil), is mainly known in the hacking of computer networks that have a range of high security tingkay.

He has become a popular man after breaking into computer systems of 'The New York Times' in 2002 and 'Microsoft'.

He was also known to be able to identify deficiencies in the security of computer networks of companies included in the list of 'Fortune 500 companies' and then tell them the weaknesses and gaps that he found.

This case was investigated by the FBI for 15 months, after the New York Times reported the existence of their system breaks. It was found in 2003 that the cause is Adrian. Adrian was hiding a few days, and finally surrendered to the FBI in 2004.

Adrian finally had to undergo punishment 'house arrest' by her parents, and two years of probation with a fine of about $ 65,000. Adrian is also believed to be trying to break through computer systems Yahoo!, Sun Microsystems, Bank of America and CitiGroup, by exploiting vulnerabilities that exist.


3. Jonathan James (born December 12, 1983)



James is the youngest Americans convicted of cyber crime. 16 years old when he was sent to prison for hacking U.S. defense department website. He confessed to hacking is a challenge and is one of pleasure.

NASA is also subject to the sap of the his fun, James managed to steal (download) software NASA is estimated to be worth $ 1.7 million U.S. dollars in 1999. NASA should be forced to shut down the server and the system is a result of the actions of the James for three weeks. And after that NASA should mengelaurkan sekiatar cost $ 41,000 to fix the system breaks.

6 months after James hacking NASA, he was arrested at his home by local police at 6 am. He was serving a prison sentence of 6 months because it is still a minor, and a suspended sentence 'house arrest' until reaching 21 years of age. James is not allowed to interact with the computer that long. James died on May 18, 2008, no information what caused his death.

source: lingkardunia

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