The people who break the computer security system and are involved in the cybercrime for his own profit are known as the Black Hat Hackers. These people break the computer system and change the important data in the organization’s computers. They hack the computer to access the unauthorized data and information.

Following peoples are known to be the most popular Black Hat hackers in the world.

1. Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick is currently working as the computer security officer. Before, he was one of the most wanted cyber criminals. He was involved in the crime of million dollars of money from IBM, Motorola, and other telecommunication companies. He was sentenced to presentment for his crime.

2. Albert Gonzalez

Albert Gonzalez was involved in the cybercrime to resell above one hundred seventy cards and  ATM numbers from 2005 to 2007. He had stolen the various computer date from the internal corporate networks. After arresting him, he was sentenced to 20 years of punishments in 2010.

3.Vladimir Levin

Vladimir stole around 10.7 million dollars by accessing the accounts of the corporate customers of Citibank. For this crime, he was arrested and he needed to spend 3 years in prison. However, the crime responsibility was taken by other hackers groups.


Calce A.k.a Mafia Boy Michael was involved in the numbers of the top cybercrimes. When he was only in high school he distributed the project that made the top websites like FIFA, eBay, CNN, Yahoo, Dell and Amazon not work in the country. As he was only in high school that time he was sent to the prison for only eight months.

5. Jeanson James Ancheta

Jeanson James Ancheta was involved in the cybercrime where he controlled more than 500,000 computer by spreading the different types of a computer virus. He also hacked United States Military computers. He had to spend 60 months in prison for this computer. He was also made to pay the big amount of money as fine.

6. Astra

This hacker’s real name was never made public. From the Salt group, He theft the weapons technology data and then sold it to other people. He made around 361 million dollars from that. He was later arrested from Athens, Greece.

7. Gary Micknnon

Gary Micknnon is the hacker who hacked the computers of 97 United States armed forces and many NASA computers. He deleted very important files from those computers.

8. Owen Walker

He developed Bot virus which damaged more than 1.3 million computers in the world. The teenager was arrested but made free soon after.

9. Adrian Lamo

Adrian Lamo hacked the top sites like Bank of America and Yahoo. He also hacked the websites of The New York Times and Microsoft. He is known as the Homeless Hackers, as he used the computers from the public places to hack those websites.

10. Mathew Bevan and Richard Pierce

At the very young age, Mathew Bevan – 21, and Richard Pierce – 17, they hacked the United States military computers. They are also accused t hack the North Korean Systems and almost created a disputes/fights between those computers.


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