Peter Kuper on hacktivism, the evolution of hacking and mobile threats

Peter Kuper on hacktivism, the evolution of hacking and mobile threats

Peter Kuper on hacktivism, the evolution of hacking and mobile threats

Date: Dec 14, 2012

The evolution of hacking has come full circle. The mid-2000s saw a shift from attackers hacking for notoriety to attackers hacking for profit. And today, once again so-called hacktivists are back, attack high-profile sites to bring attention to social issues. This time around, however, things are different.

In this video interview, Peter Kuper, partner at In-Q-Tel, explains how hacking as evolved as malicious hackers seek to use their skills not only to make money for themselves, but also to cause financial harm to their victims. He also discusses mobile security threats and how the increasing use of mobile devices impacts enterprise security.

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