12 "White Hat" hackers you should know

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The "White Hat" angle: History may remember Kaminsky as the diplomat and statesman in the "White Hat" because of his work behind the scenes with software and service providers to patch a flaw he discovered in 2008 in the DNS protocol, which if exploited, would have led to mass disruption of the Internet. Though some argued he should have immediately disclosed the flaw, others praised his discretion in quietly working to fix the problem before it was widely publicized.

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