White Hat

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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.
"They empower the white-hat hackers, the good guys, to find the bugs, before the bad guys do."
When asked how they learn about attacks that the security team has been unable to detect, respondents indicated that more than one-third (38 percent) are found by white-hat hackers or through a peer or competitor (up from 15 percent, comparatively, in 2017).
Bug bounty programs, in which enterprises offer white-hat hackers cash incentives (and often public recognition) for finding and reporting cyber vulnerabilities, went more mainstream in 2015 and 2016, with particularly notable programs from Apple and even the Department of Defense.
"HackerOne is by far the largest bounty-driven marketplace for white-hat hackers, and Synack has developed a powerful proprietary model for ...
Black-hat and white-hat hackers battle for control over an underworld that trades code the way cartels swap bricks of cocaine.
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.