The Good, The Bad, and The Inbetweens of Hacking
During a three-day period in February 2000, some of the most high-profile sites on the World Wide Web were temporarily knocked out of service.(Issues and Controversy) This quote is one of the many that show the down side to hacking. A hacker is a person who takes pleasure in understanding the internal workings of a systems. This does not necessarily classify hackers as bad. There are good hacking and bad hacking. But on the subject of hacking, its unclear whether or not they are truly good or bad. Not every single hack is bad.
From the computer stand point, a hacker is a person who wants to gain access to a computer illegally. (Webster Dictionary). But that is only one part of... View More »