Get news and stories from RT on hackers. A hacker is a skilled computer specialist or programmer, who uses computers, networking or other skills to overcome a problem. Today the term “hacker” is often associated with “security hacking,” which is illegal and means that an individual uses his or her technical abilities to break into computer systems or networks in order to commit crimes. Find the news and details on hackers’ activities and abilities. Some hackers claim they are gaining unauthorized access to various systems, including governmental systems, not in order to commit crimes, but to expose hidden truths and accurate information for ordinary people. Follow RT on the most famous hackers, their activities and exploits, like Julian Assange, Kim Dotcom or Anonymous. Also read RT to get information about one of the most famous hack teams called Fancy Bears, which has been operating since 2004. Several American security firms claim that Fancy Bears are sponsored by the Russian government. Hackers can put thousands of people at risk by stealing their data and selling it on dark web. Hackers have cracked systems of the Pentagon, businesses such as Apple, or social networking and dating services such as Ashley Madison, stealing customers’ data. Don’t miss the news and stories on the hacking of these companies’ websites and the theft of their confidential information.