2014: The Year Hackers Took Over – See Their Worst Hits


The hackers won in 2014. It seemed that not a week would go by where someone wasn’t hacked or the subject of a similar attack, with many companies brought to their knees under the weight of mischievous cyber-criminals looking to score Internet Points for causing the most wanton online devastation.

As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look back on what should surely be rebranded “The Year of the Hackers,” and take note of just how many problems they have caused for us, major corporations and celebrities.

Here are the hackers’ worst (or best, if you’re a hacker) hits of 2014: