Who are the hackers? What motivates them? Are there ‘good’ hackers?

Study Reveals the Age, Nationality, and Motivation of Hackers

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The word “hacker” may conjure up images of shadowy figures up to no good, but many people with the skill use their abilities for the better by participating in bug bounty programs.

A new report from HackerOne, a company that helps connect businesses with hackers who can expose vulnerabilities in their systems, is painting a new portrait of who the typical hacker really is. Continue reading

http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/study-reveals-age-nationality-motivation-hackers-n647171?cid=sm_tw

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About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Feltman founded the U.S. and European Conflict Indexes in 1988. The indexes have predicted the winner of every U.S. presidential election beginning in 1988, plus the outcome of several European elections. In May of 2010, the Conflict Index was used by university students in Egypt. The Index predicted the fall of the Mubarak government within the next year.
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