The Cult of the Dead Cow (cDc) is a hacker group that is known for its focus on political and social activism, as well as its contributions to the development of hacking tools and techniques. The group was founded in 1984 in Lubbock, Texas, United States, and it has a long history in the hacker community.
The cDc is known for its focus on free speech and civil liberties, and it has been involved in a number of high-profile political and social campaigns over the years. The group is also known for its contributions to the development of hacking tools and techniques, including the Back Orifice remote administration tool and the Goolag Scanner search engine.
The cDc is one of the oldest and most well-known hacker groups in the world, and it has a significant following within the hacker community. It is not clear how active the group is at present, or whether it is still in operation.