Hackers typically fall into three distinct categories: black hat, white hat, and grey hat. Black hats are hackers who violate computer security with malicious intent, while white hats test existing internet infrastructures to find loopholes or bugs in the system, typically to improve security. Grey hats fall somewhere in between, often breaking into systems illegally but without malicious intent. There are also many subtypes of black, white, and grey hat hackers with various means and motives, from the novice script kiddie to the nation-state terrorist.
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Webroot delivers intelligent cybersecurity for endpoint, mobile and web to channel partners, consumers, businesses, and enterprises worldwide. Powered by its BrightCloud® collective threat intelligence network, Webroot protects the internet of everything. Our cloud-based threat detection, high performance, lightweight agents, and single, web-based point of control have changed the way businesses think about protecting mobile devices, PCs and servers. Named a ‘Visionary’ in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, Webroot’s smarter approach to security is why companies including Cisco, F5 Networks, GateProtect, HP, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, Proofpoint, RSA and others choose our solutions for advanced threat protection for their security products and services.
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