Hackers, like all humans, come in all shapes and sizes, and all colors. Some may see only black and white, or shades of grey, but the full spectrum is available. White hat hackers are usually seen as benevolent and here to guard us from black hat hackers, who manipulate reality for their own gain.
But quite frankly, not all hackers which are white ones protect us from are truly dark: many will have thought about their actions, and decided that the action needed may be against society, but for a higher good! Now who is the white one?