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Motivations for hacking worldwide 2020

The statistic shows the various reasons given by global hackers for engaging in hacking activities, as of January 2020. According to the survey, 51 percent of respondents reported learning tips and techniques as the primary motivation for hacking.

Reasons for hacking according to global hackers in 2020*

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Release date

February 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

December 2019 to January 2020

Number of respondents

3,150 respondents

Special properties

hackers from more than 120 countries and territories

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*Question asked: "why do you hack?"

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