NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 11:  President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news cenference at Trump Tower  on January 11, 2017 in New York City. This is Trump's first official news conference since the November elections.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)


As long as there is data on the internet there will be people who want to get their hands on it regardless of legality. These are hackers. Some behave as social activists, leading groups like Anonymous and supply WikiLeaks with new information. Other just seek to enrich themselves by jeopardizing the systems of others.