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    Hacking Vs Hackers

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    What do you think when you hear the word hacking and hackers? Despite what people may think, hacking isn’t always a problem. In the two articles I have read, the difference between good hackers and bad hackers is explained. “Hacking and Hackers” (Article 1) and “Good Hackers, Bad Hackers. What’s the Difference?:The Difference between Destruction and Protection” (Article 2) differentiate between length, the sources, and the examples each article provides, yet are similar in that they to the same central topic of hacking, and how white and black hat hackers differ, as the main objective. In the introduction of this article, the author explains that there are good and bad hackers. He continues by explaining the three different types of hackers, the white hat hackers, the gray hat hackers, and the black hat hackers. It states in the reading, that around the 1950s, a group of model-train enthusiasts decided to tinker with the electronics within their model trains and the switches the run them, in doing so the group had improved their performance and came up with the term. Though hacking was first introduced in the 1950s, the author sticks to the more malicious acts of hacking which began around the 1980s when personal computers (PC) were first introduced. He goes on to explain, different occasions when hacking had taken place. In 1988, a man by…

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    Hackers In Pop Culture

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    Pop culture and mainstream media influences must be explored in order for people to fully understand how society’s perception of hackers has changed over the last 50 years. Before the 1980s, hacking was nothing more than computer enthusiasts modifying computers and phone phreaks exploiting phone networks to make free calls. Many people did not know what a hacker was until the 1980s when hacker groups began to form and engage in illegal activities. Personal computers were becoming more popular in…

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    Hackers Case Study

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    i Know various amount of ways to handle hackers Hackers Firstly, If someone has reported a hacker I will vanish myself and tp to the hacker whilst recording, If it 's obvious I 'll give him a perm ban or if he admits ill 1 week ban. If it 's not obvious how ever, I will Screenshare him If I found a macro or something which is illegal on the server I will ban him permanently, If he is clean I will apologize for accusing him of horrid activities and tell him to have a nice day. Spammers If…

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    Black Hat Hacker

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    Do you know what a Hacker is? Everyone says that Hackers are these no-lifes, who break the law, and exploit the government, by releasing their data. Let 's get something clear okay, not all hackers are fucking evil, its only the Black Hat Hackers, they are the ones who have given hackers a bad name. Almost everyone in my school, in Castle Rock says "Your a terrorist Daniel", or "Your gonna screw everything up, your gonna destroy the internet". Seriously? I 'm not a bad person, I may be able to…

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    Malicious hackers need to be prevented and stopped overall. Hacking in general whether it be for malicious reasons or not is becoming increasingly popular due to the exponential growth of technology in recent years. When is it not on the news that a database or a companys website has been breached? Very rarely because just about anyone is able get the software on the internet or get a tutorial off of youtube to teach them. Many websites when signed up for give a brief warning on how to insure a…

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    Think like a Hacker, Defend like a Professional The theme of this article might sounds confusing due to the fact that most people will interpret the word “hacker” as a term used to refer to the malicious guys who always find ways to steal user information and financial details. We are not trying to give you any bad intentions about the actual meaning of “hacker” whatsoever. The original meaning is neutral and does not identify anyone as a bad person. Literally, any technology enthusiasts who…

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    Steven Levy: Hacker Ethics

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    Being a hacker has evolved through the centuries. Recent past indicates a hacker as a person that gets into the system of a company or individual in order to obtain information, or to damage the computer. However, in Steven Levy’s text, he indicates a hacker as someone who is trying to push the limits farther, as being a visionary or adventurer. What Steven tried to accomplish was to bring forward the contributions that these innovators laid the foundation for. He was not trying to tell the…

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    To inform companies of zero day vulnerabilities is a mixed motive, on one hand the hacker can let the company know of the vulnerability or they can sell it for a price. Letting the company know they are vulnerable without wanting to be compensated in return is an ethical thing to do. But some gray hats keep it to themselves unless they are compensated fairly which leads more into a very dark shade of gray, one isn’t using the vulnerability for personal gain by exploiting it but is using the…

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    Black Hat Movie Analysis

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    configures a way to find the perpetrators responsible for a nuclear plant explosion and the hackers that initiated a pump and dump scheme to the Mercantile Trade Exchange. Throughout the duration of the movie, the characters find themselves traveling all over the globe trying to find the persons responsible for these series of serious offenses. However, they find themselves facing life and death situations and eventually the captain and agent Barrett dies during an exchange of gunfire leaving…

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    Abstract- Modern technological advancement made our current internet on the pinnacle of everything related to information technology. However, it is always threatened by various types of security issues, which are mostly due to hackers, their bots and malicious scripts. They attacks, corrupts, collects and destroys the essential information in the system of the valuable organizations. To stop their such harmful and hazardous activities or to take preventive measures, most organizations now…

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