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A colloquial term for 'the good guys'—e.g., white hat hackers
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Some of the people who participate in CCC's annual congresses engage in classic white-hat hacker stunts like probing computer vote-counting systems for vulnerabilities and then gleefully announcing the results if they find something tasty.
White-hat hackers who believe in the rule of law form communities of practice that help in creating ethical frameworks to guide activities within the discipline.
Vernier Networks, the leading supplier of award-winning network access control (NAC) appliances, today announced that Mark Loveless, senior security architect and white-hat hacker known as "Simple Nomad," will present at the Texas Regional Infrastructure Security Conference 2007.
TEHRAN (FNA)- As cybercriminals create a new piece of malware over another, security researchers and white-hat hackers are fighting back by analyzing these malicious software, usually by running virtual machines.
However, white-hat hackers are finding and regularly reporting vulnerabilities, leaving users open to a potential privacy or data breach.
We also engage white-hat hackers to stress test our systems, exposing potential flaws and allowing us insight into problems before they exist.
A team of 15 white-hat hackers of Kerala Cyber Warriors claims to have hacked at least 70 Facebook profiles and several other pages which are running such sex chats.
Two white-hat hackers were able to extract keys and were able to use Heartbleed to extract private keys in a competition set up by data security company CloudFlare.
The website had challenged white-hat hackers to retrieve the private security keys and unfortunately for the Web, one of them succeeded.
At Critical Assets, we demand defensive measures that our own white-hat hackers can't break.
The contest was sponsored by so-called white-hat hackers to show companies how weak their security is and encourage them to better educate their employees about the risks of hacking.
WHITE-HAT HACKERS Ian de'Wessington, left, and Ian Fraser who run IT security firm Phortress