Large-scale information hacks are now a serious ongoing threat within the international community. Surprisingly, many of the hacker groups behind these data breaches have strange names and intriguing backstories.
Several of these groups are directed by nation-state actors (like Russia or North Korea) to carry out acts of political espionage. Others are made up of rag-tag, independent hackers who hope to make a fortune by leveraging stolen information. Look ahead to familiarize yourself with some of the most audacious (and bizarre) groups of hackers from around the world.