In the cyber world hackers are known as and referred to as threat actors. Cyber threat actors are people who diagnose and exploit technological vulnerabilities. They generally attack through cyber routes like information systems, domains, devices, and networks. The information they steal is most commonly used for financial gain; but can also be used for political upset, terrorism, revenge, or to make a public point.

Most actors are individuals looking to further their financials, targeting common folk rather than hacking industries. However, some of the more devious cyber threat actors are groups that target our infrastructure, hack controversial companies, and upset the normal flow of our technology.

Also known as: Hacker

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Threat actors, also known as hackers, are cyber criminals that target the collection of PII, money, or damaging information.