Hackers are always treated as celebrities,doesn’t matter whether they fall under the category of black hat hackers or white hat hackers or grey hat hackers. Their popularity is simply not based on the type of hacking. But there are rare Indian hackers that you will get to know about in this media. And especially when these Hackers are helping Government and Non – Government organizations positively, so they ought to be celebrated, so here are 11 mind-blowing Indian hackers, we should all know of
1. Rahul Tyagi
Rahul is a post-graduate in Computer Science and has conducted, More than a hundred training sessions worldwide in past 5 years. Being a cyber space researcher, he has dealt with critical vulnerabilities on websites of Intel, HP, Discovery Networks, TED and many more. He was also listed in Hall of fame by BlackBerry for his contributions to the organization. He is a Published Author of two books – Hacking Crux 1 & 2 – both are based on information security. He is one of the most followed Indian Information Security Expert on various social media platforms also.
2. Pranav Mistry
Pranav Mistry was born on 14 May 1981 in Palanpur, North Gujarat, India.Currently, nowadays he is the Head of Think Tank Team and Director of Research of Samsung Research America. He is an ex-Research Assistant and PhD candidate at the MIT Media Lab. He has done Masters degree in Media Arts and Master of Design from IIT Bombay. He, also got dropped out of Architecture School prior to that.I love to see technology from design perspective and vice versa. This vision reflects in almost all of his projects and research work as well. the lines that he mostly use for himself is as a ‘designer’.
3. Ankit Fadia
Ankit Fadia is a 27-year-old TECHNOLOGY lover Well known as “The bestselling author” who loves tinkering with computers, gadgets and everything related to technology. He has hosted a popular show on MTV called “What the Hack!”, where he gave tips, tricks and to get more information out of technology and the Internet. He is recognized globally as a computer security expert. He has delivered many talks in different countries, more than 1000 lectures in twenty-five countries, received several awards and trained 20k+ people in India and China. He has studied at Stanford University and was chosen as a personality that can shape the Globe by the World Economic Forum.
He was honored with many awards like, “35 Game Changers below age of 35 in India, India Today Magazine 2011 Global Cyber Security Ambassador, National Telecom Awards, Govt. of India 2011,Top 100 Tech Personalities in India, Exhibit Magazine, 2009 MTV Youth Icon, MTV India ,2008 Young achievers Award, Anglo-American Society, 2005 IT Youth Award 2005, Singapore Computer Society & IDA, Singapore Government, 2005 and many more…
4. Trishneet Arora
Trishneet Arora ( Born 2 November 1993) is an Indian author, cyber security expert, and an entrepreneur. Trishneet Arora has written books on various topics related to Cyber Security, Ethical Hacking and Web Defense.
He is a first-generation entrepreneur. In such an age he set up his own company popularly known as TAC Security Solutions in 2012. His well-known clients include corporate sector’s Reliance Industries , Central Bureau of Investigation ,Punjab Police and Gujarat Police.He has helped Punjab and Gujarat police in cracking down cyber crime, and he has also trained many senior level officers and many more, still counting.
Just at the age of 21, Trishneet Arora has been able to accomplished a big dream. Although he doesn’t have any family background in computers or business, Yet Trishneet’s journey from a being a child of middle class background to a successful young entrepreneur is very extraordinary and inspirational.
5. Vivek Ramachandran
Vivek Ramachandran is a world-renowned security researcher . He is expert in computer and network security, exploit research, wireless security, embedded systems security and e-Governance. He has written many books popularly known of which are WPT(Wireless Penetration Testing )the other one is Metasploit Megaprimer. He has done B.Tech from IIT Guwahati and currently he is an advisor to the computer science department’s Security Lab.
He is an internationally acclaimed speaker. Some of his well-known events include WEP Cloaking Exposed which was held at Defcon 15, Las Vegas, USA and The Caffe Latte Attack that was held at Toorcon, San Diego, USA. He also conducts workshops and corporate training’s around the world as well as his speaking engagements…
So on the whole Hacking is not a crime when it is done ethically, all of the above personalities have given a huge contribution in providing security to the different areas, all over the world. All the readers please feel free to give your feedback, in the comment section below, and if you have any query feel free to ask and we will try our best to give positive results.