In this world, there are good hackers. Just like you watch in any mafia, triad, or gangster movies around, no matter how bad they are, they still have something worth complimenting such as the group of good hackers that I am going to present to you all. I am not saying those good hackers that are purely good, because if they are purely good, they are known as ethical hacker. I am talking about those unethical hackers that appears to be a good hackers. The definition of my good here means, kind-hearted.
Good Hackers – Who?
A quick introduction about the good hackers that I am going to present to you. They are suspected to be the hackers behind the Sony data breach. Apart of this bad thing and perhaps other more cybercrime, they are also the goodies behind Alice Pyne, a young cancer patient that needs lots of marrow bone . Not only that, they also contacted the NHS (National Health Service) of United Kingdom about the failings of their computer systems and network security. One thing for sure that these good hackers might not be an ethical people in IT security, but in terms of health, they are some what a hidden super hero. The good hackers I am trying to present here is Lulzsec. Below is one masterpiece from the inquirer on what the good hackers had done.
SONY BAITERS AND NINJA HACKER GROUP Lulzsec has contacted the NHS about the failings of its computer systems and network security.
Apparently feeling benevolent after reading about Alice Pyne, the young cancer sufferer whose ‘bucket list’ has inspired the internet, the Lulzsec hack boat first asked its followers to donate bone marrow, in payment for the Lulz it had given them, and then reached out to warn the NHS.
“In celebration of little girls getting bigger bones, we’re now emailing NHS and informing them of those admin passwords we took months ago,” read a tweet from the group.
This was followed with some more explanation, “Because if we f**ked over those that give health, people would literally die laughing at our antics. Poor lungs = poor lulz, people”, and then a link to a copy of the email sent to the NHS.
In an email apparently sent to an individual at the NHS it said, “We’re a somewhat known band of pirate-ninjas that go by LulzSec.
Some time ago, we were traversing the Internets for signs of enemy fleets. While you aren’t considered an enemy – your work is of course brilliant – we did stumble upon several of your admin passwords which are as follows.”
There follows some blacked out information and then the sign-off, which again points back to the bucket list. “We mean you no harm and only want to help you fix your tech issues. Also, we hope that little girls feast on the bones of many giving souls. All the best, Lulz Security.”
On its Twitter feed the group added that it had never planned to use the passwords, but sits on such content for its own reasons. µ
The Bottom Line of Good Hackers
If you want to say that hackers are bad, not at all as there are good hackers as well. You see, by informing the NHS about the network security issue made other hackers had lower chance to penetrate into their system. I can see that this group of good hackers are quite health concerned. It could have saved millions of life if so co-incident that there is an attack on NHS. Hence. I would like to make a conclusion that unethical hackers are not bad for all as there will be some good part of them that at times, they do deserved to be called good hackers.