blackhat

Par, The ParMaster

Biography: 

ParMaster is the Sysop/Co-Sysop of DarkF0RCE who during his time belonged to a group of teenagers involved in breaking the copy protections on software programs for Apple IIe's, particularly games. Par had a special gift for working out the copy protection parameters, which was a first step in bypassing the manufacturers' protection schemes.

The US Secret Service raided him in 1991 and took all his stuff (the 3rd time) including the credit reports of the President (iffie) and Vice President
(definitely) of the United States of America. He was in jail in New York waiting for transport, and was never really threatened or hurt, except once and it was a major incident for him but doesn't think it was influenced by anyone.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underground_(Dreyfus_book)

Janit0r

Biography: 

Janit0r is the author of Brickerbot. His botnet Brickerbot, is a botnet and malware that bricks unsecured gadgets or IoT devices like cameras, lightbulbs, TVs, and thousands more. He considers his project a form of "Internet Chemotherapy" and sometimes jokingly think of himself as The Doctor.

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Track2

IRL Name: 
Roman Valerevich Seleznev
Biography: 

Roman Valerevich Seleznev Роман Валерьевич Селезнев (b. 1984) (also known by his hacker handle Track2) is a Russian computer hacker. He was indicted in Washington in 2011, and has been convicted of hacking into servers to steal credit card data. Seleznev's activities have been speculated to have caused damages to banks and credit card companies ranging in the millions of dollars. Seleznev was arrested in July 5, 2014 and was sentenced to 27 years in prison for counts of wire fraud, intentional damage to a protected computer, and identity theft.

Seleznev's father, a member of Russia's parliament and an ally of president Vladimir Putin, denounced the arrest as a kidnapping and claimed the charges against his son were "a monstrous lie." But Seleznev himself wrote a letter to the court confessing to his hacking and describing his impoverished early life and his mother's death from alcoholism and thanking the officials who arrested him for saving him from a potentially deadly life.

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stackoverflowin, lmaostack

IRL Name: 
John ?
Biography: 

stackoverflowin (@lmaostack) is a blackhat who in the 1st week of February 2017, hacked more than 150,000 printers, having them print various messages including the following:

"stackoverflowin the hacker god has returned, your printer is part of a flaming botnet, operating on putin’s forehead utilising BTI’s (break the internet) complete infrastructure."

"stackoverflowin has returned to his glory, your printer is part of a botnet, the god has returned, everyone likes a meme, fix your bullsh*t."

"stackoverflowin/stack the almighty, hacker god has returned to his throne, as the greatest memegod. Your printer is part of a flaming botnet."

According to stackoverflowin he is doing this to raise awareness about the pitiful state of printer security.

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cam0, camZero, cmuNNY

IRL Name: 
Cameron Lacroix
Biography: 

Cameron Lacroix aka camo, cam0, camZero, cmuNNY was the one who stole and hacked nude photos from Paris Hilton’s cellphone when he was still a teenager. He has also been convicted federally of aggravated identity fraud, computer fraud, wire fraud, and making a false bomb threat. LaCroix was previously held at MCI Concord and Old Colony Correctional Center. He was released on February 4, 2011 according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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PhantomHacker Khalifa

IRL Name: 
Paul Biteng
Biography: 

Paul Biteng is a Filipino bug bounty hunter who was arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation for defacing and compromising the website of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the Philippines. He has also participated in defacing government websites in the Philippines prior to the Comelec hacking.

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Bill Landreth, The Cracker

IRL Name: 
William "Bill" Landreth
Biography: 

Bill Landreth (born 1964) is a former American teen hacker notable for his cracking activities during the early 1980s within an exclusive cracking club called "The Inner Circle", and subsequent 1986 disappearance (from which he re-appeared a year later). He was convicted in federal court in 1984 of breaking into some computer systems in the United States, including GTE Telemail's electronic mail network where he peeped at NASA and Defense Department computer correspondence. He is the author of the book "Out of the Inner Circle: A Hacker's Guide to Computer Security" which was published in 1986.

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David Pokora

IRL Name: 
David Pokora
Biography: 

David Pokora is one of the members and is also regarded as the leader of Xbox Underground. He is also the first foreign hacker ever to be sentenced on United States soil, received an 18-month prison term on April 23, 2015 and was released in July 2015.

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superDaE

IRL Name: 
Dylan Shane Terry Wheeler
Biography: 

Dylan Shane Terry Wheeler a.k.a superDaE (born December 30, 1995) is an Australian & Czech hacker known for being a part of the Xbox Underground hacking group. He was the subject of a report on ABC's 7.30 regarding his leaving Australia. Wheeler, who was 17 at the time, was the one who listed the homemade Xbox One prototype on eBay at a time when the console was still under development. He was named as a co-conspirator in a sealed federal US indictment in July 2013 leaked by the The Smoking Gun which alleges the group named Xbox Underground were responsible for compromising computer networks of its targets between 2011 and 2013, according to the 65-page indictment.

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Deniss Calovskis

IRL Name: 
Deniss Calovskis
Biography: 

Deniss Calovskis is one of the coders responsible for Gozi, a trojan that infected more than a million machines worldwide five years ago. He had prior claimed he was innocent to any role in creating the malware family used in numerous cyberheists.

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