You might think of hackers as either internet heroes or simply as cyber criminals, but it can’t be denied that they have accomplished some impressive. Consider world-famous groups like Anonymous making it their mission to take down the websites and twitter accounts of so-called Islamic State after their attacks. On the other side of the argument you have people hacking into businesses’ databases and stealing customer records for financial gain.
Whatever your personal feelings about hacking, it takes a certain amount of audacity to attempt to hack the White House or the United Nations. Whether you think that they are hilarious or horrifying, there can be no doubt that these are some of the most outrageous hacking attacks of all time.
We have compiled a list of ten hacks that have captured the imagination of the public for their shocking nature or simply how unlikely they are. You wouldn’t think anyone would be brave enough to hack their own trial or take on the US government, but that’s exactly what happened. Read on for more.