Hackers for Hire...Welcome to the Future
January 24, 2012
Yesterday's Wall Street Journal piece on hackers for hire is just the tip of the iceberg. Non-technical people have for a few years now been able to buy malware off the shelf in online "hardware stores," assembling digital assassination teams against a given target. Hacking, like everything else digital, is only going to become more democratized—more accessible to us all. So it's a good news, bad news scenario. Black hats may go out of business, but only because everyone can become a black hat.