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  • Worlds Of Hackers And Crackers
    655 words
    There are two different worlds of computer enthusiasts, that of hacking and of cracking. Hacking is the pursuit to further one's knowledge of a system, usually a computer. Hackers (see appendix) are generally much smarter then your average person and try to further the limits of a system through their understanding. Masters of Deception represents the world of hacking, depicting a group of teenage hackers during the 1980's. The other side of this is the world of crackers. Crackers are those who ...
  • Few Basic Hacker Rules
    421 words
    What Really is a Hacker? Dan Parks Julie Jackson - Instructor CIS 10111-18-96 There is a common misconception among the general public about what constitutes a hacker and what hacking is. Hacking is defined as 'gaining illegal entry into a computer system, with the intent to alter, steal, or destroy data. ' The validity of this definition is still being debated, but most individuals would describe hacking as gaining access to information which should be free to all. Hackers generally follow some...
  • Computer Hackers
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    1 It is the weekend you have nothing to do so you decide to play around on your computer. You turn it and than start up, calling people with your modem, connecting to another world with people. This is all fine but what happens when you start getting into other people's computer files, then it becomes a crime and who are the criminals. To begin i will start with hacking and hackers. Hacking is the act of breaking into computers and network of other popple's with out any permission. Hacking is li...
  • Code From Other Hackers
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    "What is not fully understood is not possessed". -- Goethe "Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven". -- Shakespeare The term "hacker" has taken on varying meanings over the years. Originally deemed a compliment to the hacker, it has been taken and twisted by the media to mean someone intending to cause chaos in the computing world and, through computers, to society in general. Yet there are still those today who retain the original value of the word, usin...
  • Black Hat Hackers
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    Hackers 1 Hacking in Society Hacking in Society Brian Done Robinson High School Hackers 2 Abstract Hacker's society and their actions is the study of this paper. The sources in this paper describe the actions of hackers and why they lash out. There are tree types of hackers described in the information, white hat, black hat, and packet kiddy hackers. This paper outlines the differences and social structures of each type. The information used illustrates what cautions and actions used by companie...
  • Study Of Technology And Computers A Hacker
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    Hacking is the act of penetrating a closed computer system for the knowledge and information that is contained within. Through the study of technology and computers a hacker can open his mind and expand his knowledge. Hacking is intended to free information and expand minds, not to be destructive nor for material gain. Although there is always some debate because of how the term hacker has been both glorified and undermined by common media, but most will say that those who destroy data, hack for...

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