NSA Chief to Pitch "Common Core Values" to Hackers at DEFCON 20
Gen. Alexander will not be fair game for fed-spotting contest
The hacker community is the ultimate moral gray. While many hackers engage in malicious activities on a daily basis, and routinely violate U.S. local, state, and federal laws, they also have been vital over the last two decades in protecting consumers. In the 1990s corporations recklessly stored data using poor practices which threatened to allow personal financial information to fall into the hands of truly malicious individuals.