I saw author Parmy Olson on The Daily Show back in 2012. Her overview of her research into the hacker world of Anonymous and her discovery that most of these hackers were not technically accomplished got my attention.
This subculture fascinates me. How does the underbelly of the Internet work? How dark is the dark net? Who pulls all of these various strings? And ultimately, how secure is our data? How secure are we as individuals and as a nation?