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#DTXEurope: Hacking Not Always Malicious, Says ‘Samy’ MySpace Worm Creator

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#DTXEurope: Hacking Not Always Malicious, Says ‘Samy’ MySpace Worm Creator

At Digital Transformation EXPO Europe Samy Kamkar, independent security researcher infamous for creating the ‘Samy’ Myspace computer worm that gained notoriety when it propagated across the social networking site in 2005, said that hacking exploits are not always malicious in nature, and are rather often imbedded in inquisitively and a determination to push boundaries.

“There is something super-intoxicating about being able to use some sort of tool and manipulate a system across the internet without knowing anything else about it,” he explained.

It is that capability that often inspires hackers and ...

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