Hacktivists: Good guys or bad guys?

Security Brief NZ

Shannon Williams
April 18, 2016

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A new global survey has revealed that while a majority of people believe hacktivist groups are breaking the law, more than half also believe they’re required to step in when no one else will. 

The survey, commissioned by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and conducted by global research company Ipsos, found when it comes to hacktivist groups, such as infamous Anonymous, the jury is still out. 

The results reveal a majority 66% of global citizens believe hacktivist groups are breaking the law and should be stopped, while a sizeable portion (52%) also believe that hacktivist groups should step …

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