Script Kiddy: Amateur hackers

Script kiddies are amateur hackers who do not have the same level of skills or knowledge as more advanced hackers in this field. To compensate for this, they turn to existing malware created by other hackers to carry out their attacks.

Motives: To cause damage

Who is most at risk? Organizations with unsecured networks and systems.

5. Green Hat: Learning hackers
A hacker of the green hat type is someone who is still a beginner in the hacker world, but at the same time is seriously determined to improve his skills in conducting cyber attacks. Such hackers are primarily focused on gaining knowledge on how to conduct cyber attacks at the same level as their black hat-level counterparts. Their main goal is to eventually turn into a full–fledged hacker, so they spend their time looking for training opportunities from more experienced hackers.