In my opinion, if back-hacking were legal, that would be great fun. Mostly because every time I see some hacker group take credit for some lame, uninteresting attack (You brought down PlayStation Network? Oh no...that means I won't be able to play Monster Hunter World for an entire hour while Sony makes the problem disappear?!?), I've always secretly wished that a dump of that hacker group's API keys would suddenly end up on GitHub or that same Twitter profile would tweeting ridiculous things like "All of us here at would just like everyone to know that we have heard your feedback and no, we are not going stop posting to our blog series 'Guess Where I'm Wearing the Peanut Butter'. While we understand that those who have never felt PB between their butt cheeks would find this strange, don't knock it until you've tried it."
Oh and, um... black-hat stuff is bad and such... ahem
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