Anonymous, a hacktivist group, creates cyber-mayhem on principle, but many other hackers are downright thieves. Nonetheless, cybercrime expert Misha Glenny contends that hackers who have turned to crime deserve another chance. Indeed, some countries, including China and Russia, are investing in them. Though hiring hackers raises security issues, getAbstract thinks you'll be fascinated by this quirky but brilliant group of potential employees.
In this summary, you will learn
- How computer hacking has evolved,
- What characteristics many hackers share, and
- Why corporations and governments should hire hackers.
About the Speaker
Misha Glenny is an author, journalist and cybercrime expert.