"Hacker" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Hackers

    Hackers - new terrorists or... What exactly is hacker? The definition sounds that hacker is a person who tries to get unauthorized access to something (in most of the cases someone’s private information or data). There are different reasons why those persons are hacking–one of the reasons is to get some profit‚ other one – to protest against someone or something. Also‚ there are people who consider‚ that hacking is some kind of entertainment. It may seem that all hackers are evil and they have

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  • Hacker

    Many people believe that a hacker is not a dangerous person and is not causing harm. What do you think? (1000 words) The advancement of information technology spans a lot of areas of our lives. Information technology has made a huge difference in industry‚ agriculture and services. This in turn boosts up the productivity of the society. However‚ the development of computer technology also leads to many security problems in our modern society. There has emerged a group of computer savvy people

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    White Hat Hackers- These are Hackers that try to break into systems in order to help a company/corporation find the weaknesses in their system. They have no malicious intent and they are used to deter black hat hackers. Black Hat Hackers- Hackers with malicious intent that try to hack into corporation websites‚ people’s personal info‚ and whatever other helpful info they can get ahold of that will benefit them financially. Gray Hat Hackers- These are hackers that do it just for the sport of

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  • Hacking and Hacker

    Types of Hacker and Hacking………………………………………..…………….3 4. Ethical Hacking………………………………………..……………………………..4 5. Effect of Hacking…………………….……………………………………………….5 6. Benefit of hacking……………………………………….…………………………...5 7. Conclusion…………………………………………………………………………….6 8. References…………………………………………………………………………….7 Hacking is to change computer hardware or software‚ in order to cause damage to important data on a computer or to simply steal personal information. Computer hackers take help

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  • Anonymous hackers

    Hacktivism: The Anonymous Hackers. Hacktivism is the act of hacking‚ or breaking into a computer system‚ for a politically or socially motivated purpose. The anonymous hackers are part of the hacktivisim‚ it originated in 2003‚ however‚ in 2008 the group began to move toward political and social change. “We are Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us” (Brian 2012). The anonymous hacker group has presented itself in the street of different cities in the world after

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  • Ethical and Unethical Hackers

    Ethical and Unethical Hackers When we hear the word hacker we think of a person who has gained access to a system they do not have permission to access. “The first generation of hackers who emerged in the 1960s was individuals who would be called technology enthusiasts today. These early hackers would go on to create the foundation for technologies and the Internet such as the ARPANET” (Oriyano and Michael 2). They also initiated many early software development movements that led to what is known

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  • What Really Is a Hacker?

    is a Hacker? Dan Parks Julie Jackson - Instructor CIS 101 11-18-96 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

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  • Hackers Angels and Outlaws

    Hackers: Outlaws and Angels Outlaws and Angels is a very interesting documentary that outlines the technology and intelligence that has permeated the hacker community. Hackers is someone who breaks into computers and computer networks‚ either for profit or motivated by the challenge. The subculture that has evolved around hackers is often referred to as the computer underground but is now an open community. Ian Murphy‚ also known as Captain Zap‚ is said to have done the ‘greatest hack ever’. Was

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  • The Need for Ethical Hackers

    good things like online banking‚ online commerce‚ emails etc. Along with the advancements in technology comes the relentless pursuit to prevent criminal hacking. Criminal hacking affects big business as well as the individual. The modern ethical hacker is a person who attempts to penetrate a secured computer system in effort to learn how to further protect or repair weaknesses in a company’s already secure system. “According to the Sixth Annual Enterprise IT Security Survey released Monday‚ 67%

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  • Hacker and New Jersey Grocery

    Card hacker Albert Gonzalez gets 20 years but cyber crime rising Danielle Poindexter Strayer University This article is on Card hacker Albert Gonzalez gets 20 years but cyber rising. Albert Gonzalez was sentenced to 20 years for playing the role in the mastermind cyber crime complaints over the last year. Gonzalez was sentenced to jail in Boston for breaking in to computer systems for many retailers business which was in Massachusetts. Also he will face a different case for more hacking

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