When China’s White-Hat Hackers Go Patriotic

Only hours after China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) released the country’s first strategic document on cyberspace on March 1, which outlined the country’s vision for peaceful cooperation in cyberspace, patriotic Chinese hackers took down the website of a South Korean conglomerate at odds with Beijing. On March 2 at…

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The Changing Role of the White Hat Hacker

The word “hacker” existed long before it entered the public consciousness as a reason to practice good cybersecurity habits. It goes back to the 1960s, where computer culture was developing at MIT. The Jargon File, a glossary for computer programmers established in 1975, has eight definitions for hacker (or nine,…

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Government calls on white hat hackers

The Australian Government is urging white hat hackers to enter a 24-hour cyber security competition. Student teams of four are being invited to enter the fifth Cyber Security Challenge Australia (CySCA), which was last held in 2015. CySCA is open to full-time Australian university undergraduates and undergraduate-equivalent TAFE students based…

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White Hat Hacker Launches Public Support Site

With ‘Security Without Borders’ Claudio Guarnieri aims to connect white hat hackers with potential victims. A community platform to create cybersecurity awareness has been launched by security researcher Claudio Guarnieri, who has given it the name “Security Without Borders,” Motherboard reports. Announcing this at Chaos Communication Congress hacking festival in…

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Parrot Security 3.3 Ethical Hacking OS With New Hacking Tools Released Parrot Security 3.3 Ethical Hacking OS With Linux Kernel 4.8 Released

Parrot Security 3.3 Ethical Hacking Operating System With Plenty of New Hacking Tools Released If you are a hacker, pentester, or a security researcher, this news should interest you. The best Linux OS after Kali, Parrot Security 3.3 was released yesterday. The hacking distro was under top secret development according…

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