The term hacker has a double meaning

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The term hacker has a double meaning

Postby zekloyex » September 2nd, 2014, 9:41 am

The term hacker has a double meaning within the field of computing. A hacker can be an expert computer programmer who creates complex software and hardware. These hackers are experts in the field of computing and have achieved a certain elite status within their field. The other commonly known meaning of the word is someone who breaks into computer security networks for his own purpose.
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Re: The term hacker has a double meaning

Postby asheets » September 2nd, 2014, 12:22 pm

k-ww has an interesting take on the subject that can be found around here somewhere...
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Re: The term hacker has a double meaning

Postby k-ww » September 2nd, 2014, 1:57 pm

I forgot where I got it from [filed the serial numbers off too well ;-) ],
but here it is:
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=404
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