Eight faces of a hacker

Monday, 2 April 2007, 12:12 AM EST

You fight against them every day: hackers, attackers, insiders. You know what they do, but not who they are. They are often nameless, usually faceless. You'd like to be able to guess their next move, but that can be pretty difficult when you don't even know what motivates them or why they're attacking you.

Is there a way to "profile" a hacker, the way the police might profile an arsonist or a serial killer? Not exactly.

At Dark Reading.

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