Garry McKinnon was a talented hacker, plain and simple. Within that world of hackers, you have ‘White Hat’ hackers which often worked for large corporations defending them from intrusion. You have ‘Black Hat’ hackers that are participating in nefarious criminal activities and likely headed to prison at some point in their future. In the middle you have ‘Gray Hat’ hackers that walk the razor’s edge of illegality. It appears Mr. McKinnon was likely on the darker side of hacking as entering NASA’s files is certainly restricted space. What makes Mr. McKinnon worth note are his claims of a secret space program and you can learn more about what else he may have found HERE.