Who is a “HACKER” ?
Someone who bypasses the
system‟s access controls by taking
advantage of security weaknesses
left in the system by developers.
Types of Hackers
The good guys who identify the
security weakness of the system or
network and inform the owner about
Black Hat Hackers
A black hat is the villain or bad guy,
who crash into victim‟s security to
steal information and destroy the
victims security network.
Also known as „cracker‟.
Grey Hat Hackers
A grey hat, in the hacking
community, refers to a skilled
hacker who is somewhere in
between white and black hat
Why do people hack ?
•To make security stronger ( Ethical
•Just for fun.
•Hack other systems secretly.
•Notify many people their thought.
•For money purpose.
Random Fact !!!!
The average age group of hackers
are aged between 14-24 yrs. …
Did you know ?
Social networking sites like
comprised of 60% of direct or
indirect hacking incidents.
Popular Hacked sites
www.jntu.ac.in was hacked on 7 Nov
www.songs.pk was hacked on 15 July
JNTUhomepage after it was hcked
•Install a strong anti-virus.
•Always run a anti-virus check before
you download a program or a file
from the internet.
•Avoid disclosing personal details like
phone number, credit card details