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Did you know there are different kinds of hackers?

Well, they're all people at the end of the day, but there are different color "hats" depending on the hacker's talent and profession.

Learn what those colors are here.

Blue hat

Good guys

Blue hats are defense-oriented ethical security researchers

Red hat

Good guys

Red hats are offense-oriented ethical security researchers

Green hat

Good guys

Green hats are ethical security researchers who are still learning and maturing their tradecraft

Purple hat

Good guys

Purple hats are ethical security researchers that practice both offensive and defensive security tradecrafts

White hat

Rarely a bad guy

White hats are "hackers" who place a high regard on laws, morals, and/or ethics during their operations. White hat hackers typically work with proactive respect to the law during their research efforts

Grey hat

Sometimes a bad guy

Grey hats are "hackers" who perform technically illicit actions during their operations to achieve success regardless of their means or motive, but infrequently target without cause. Think "Robin Hood Complex"

Black hat

Always a bad guy

Black hats are "hackers" who intentfully seek to commit eCrime acts in part of, or as a whole of their operations. Ransomware actors are black hats, as an example

Blue hats

Red hats

Green hats

Purple hats

White hats

Grey hats

Black hats

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