A notorious hacker who upgraded from a black to a white hat has claimed holding of USD 7 billion in Bitcoin that he generated over a decade ago. He claims that he still holds a 9-5 job as he enjoys what he does and finds satisfaction in knowing that he would be assisting individuals in feeling comfortable on the internet.
Holding USD 7 billion in Bitcoin fortune
Despite possessing a $7 billion Bitcoin fortune, one well-known hacker ‘Gummo’ picked working a 9-to-5 job. He still works from Monday to Friday. Recently, Gummo, a well-known hacker, spoke on a prominent YouTube channel with over 3 million viewers. On the YouTube channel, he spoke about a variety of topics. He shared his thoughts about how technology has destroyed our lives today. He also claimed that he owns $7 billion in Bitcoin. This is the part that attracted the most attention.
Life of notorious hacker
For more than three decades, Gummo has been a hacker. His upbringing was difficult, and he dropped out of the eighth school before opting to pursue a career in computer programming. To live, he used his abilities for criminal purposes, hacking into systems such as ATMs.
Hacker was caught selling $10 million code
A year ago, on the same YouTube channel, he disclosed that he switched from being a black hat hacker to a white hat hacker after being caught selling stolen code worth $10 million. He claims that he still holds a 9-5 job as he enjoys what he does and finds satisfaction in assisting individuals in feeling comfortable on the internet.
If he truly owns $7 billion in Bitcoin, he will be among the world’s top 350 wealthiest persons.