It says, there always exists more than one way to solve the problem.
The terms Hacker and Hacking are being misinterpreted and misunderstood with negative side-lines.</li></li></ul><li>Hackers – Who are they?<br /><ul><li>Hackers are Intelligent Computer Professionals.
To gain in-depth knowledge of a system, what’s happening at the backend, behind the screen.
To find possible security vulnerabilities in a system.
They create security awareness by sharing knowledge. It’s a team work.</li></li></ul><li>Hats Off?<br /><ul><li>White Hat Hackers – They use their knowledge and skill set for good, constructive intents. They find out new security loopholes and their solutions.
Black Hat Hacker- They use their knowledge and skill set for illegal activities, destructive intents. </li></ul>E.g.- to gain money (online robbery), to take revenge. Disgruntled Employees is the best example of Black Hats. Attackers (Black Hat Hackers) are not at all concerned with security professionals (White Hat hackers). Actually these hackers are Bad Guys!!!<br />
Crackers/Attackers<br /><ul><li>An Individuals who break into computers with malicious intent.
To seek unauthorized access into a system and cause damage or destroy or reveal confidential information.
To compromise the system to deny services to legitimate users for troubling, harassing them or for taking revenge. </li></li></ul><li>Phreaks<br /><ul><li>Phreaks – These are persons who use computer devices and software to break into phone networks.
Motive/Intention- To find loopholes in security in phone network and to make phone calls at free of cost!!!
Effects- You may have to big amount of phone bills, for doing nothing!!!</li></li></ul><li>Script Kiddies<br />Script Kiddies – These are persons not having technical skills to hack computers.<br /> Motive/Intention- They use the available information about known vulnerabilities to break into remote systems. <br /> It’s an act performed for a fun or out of curiosity.like me..!!!<br />
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