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black hat

n
(Computer Science) informal
a. a computer hacker who carries out illegal malicious hacking work
b. (as modifier): black-hat hackers. Compare white hat

Black hat

A general term for hackers or online users who have malicious or illegal intentions.
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He has published four books on the topic of information security, including "Cyber Adversary Characterization - Auditing the Hacker Mind," and is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world, including the BlackHat Briefings.
Wang, "The Applications of Deep Learning on Traffic Identification," blackhat 2015, 2015.
1 BLACKHAT Tonight, Channel 5, 9pm AN ELUSIVE cybercriminal causes an explosion at a Hong Kong nuclear plant and tampers with the price of soy on Chicago's Mercantile Exchange using a Remote Access Tool (RAT).
2 BLACKHAT Tomorrow, Channel 5, 9pm A CYBERCRIMINAL causes an explosion at a nuclear plant and tampers with the price of soy on Chicago's Mercantile Exchange using a Remote Access Tool (RAT).
Blackhat (2015) (C5, 9pm) Premiere Taking its title from a hacker who invades systems for personal gain, Blackhat is a polished action thriller.
Chris worked as a rodeo timer for various rodeo associations on the Navajo Nation and also was active in the Blackhat Humane Society for many years.
So, we don't want Careem to be the victim of these blackhat hackers,' the Secruritywall team wrote to Careem in the same communique, only to be ignored by the company.
Separately, the"I am Robot" researchat last year's BlackHat revealed how researchers broke the latest semantic image CAPTCHA and compared various machine learning algorithms.
Jeske, "Floating car data from smartphones: What google and waze know about you and how hackers can control traffic," in Blackhat, 2013.
Summary: When cyber-security professionals were polled recently at their annual BlackHat conference in Las Vegas, 60 percent said they expected the United States to suffer a successful attack against its critical infrastructure in the next two years.
[8.] Miller, C., and Valasek, C., "Advanced CAN Injection Techniques for Vehicle Networks," Presentation at BlackHat USA 2016
are logs from GamerGate chats regarding blackhat tactics from IRC, which