Why Hackers Hack: Motives Behind Cyberattacks


Cyberattacks caused $450 billion of damage to the global economy in 2016 – and the cyber security industry is booming in response.

But while the cause and effects of hacking are clear, what is less obvious is why all of this hacking is happening in the first place.

Today’s infographic looks at why hackers hack – and how the motives are changing over time. [via]

Why Hackers Hack