Grey hat hackers that do hacking bit the ethical and non-ethical. These are the persons who knows extraordinary hacking traps and they utilize their abilities to hack up the systems and frameworks of different experts and associations yet in illicit way. They usually break up the security walls of the network for their self-purposes and cause great loss and harm to the authorities.Grey Hat Hackers intend to cause harm to any authority or any networking system.

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Here is the list of top ten Grey Hat Hackers

1.Adrian Lamo: 

Also known as “homeless hacker” for his transient lifestyle. He is likewise known for his ability to hack into the inside PCs of The New York Times in 2002.He gotten to the individual databases including the private data of more than 3,000 people. For doing this he was sentenced to two years and was fined $65000.

2.Vladimir Levin:

He is Russian hacker who become famous in 1995 for hacking Citibank’s accounts and stole nearly $10 million from different worldwide accounts. He does this by hacking media transmission arrangement of the bank and listened the costumers and their account credentials.

3.Albert Gonzalez: 

Sentenced for 20 years in prison, Gonzalez stole about credit card and debit card details of millions by hacking the information.

4.Gary McKinnon: 

He gained the access over 97 American military networks and left a message on their system “your security is crap”.He was extraordinary in specialty of utilizing PC from the age of 14.

5.Kelvin Poulson: 

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Being known as Dark Dante at 20 hacked into the LA phone networks. He does as such to guarantee that he has won the prize from radio show and even hacked hacked into the phone calls of “Hollywood Starlet” to prove it.

6.Syrian Electronic Army: 

To support the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad this hacking group created havoc by launching DDoS attacks on famous websites. The group is still active and generally target western organizations for the media outlets who oppose Syria. It is the one of the most known hacking groups of today.

7.Max Ray Butler:

He was a security specialist before who changed to a hacker and carefully stole 2 million credit card numbers. Butler is serving 13 year sentence which is the longest at any point given to a hacker.


 A Greek hacker who infiltered the computers of French aviation organization Dassault Group and stole weapons innovation information for more than 5 years. Astra sold the data about the military grade aircrafts and the jet fighters to other countries. The actual identity of him was not revealed but was known to be a 58 year old mathematician. He made lost more than $360 million.


The name of the hacktivist group that carried out hacking campaigns to support the political events.This group used to hack up the different authorities to show up their thoughts to the government.

10.Kevin Mitnick: 

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At childhood he used to make free calls by his hacked cell phone and stole secret codes from Sun micro systems and Novell. He even admits that he hacked the phone calls of NSA(National Security Agency).

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