[LINK] Inside the blackhat mind
Fri, 30 Jun 2000 07:17:14 +0800
| > Hackers don't always go out looking to hit a particular site. They
| > randomly probe large numbers of systems and attack the weakest systems
| > they can find.
| Hackers of course do none of what is suggested. Hackers hack on code -
| such as Linux.
| Crackers on the other hand...
| What is the problem with the media in understanding the difference
| between hacker and cracker?
| This is hardly rocket science after all!
I don't understand why the hacker community can't understand that
words can have multiple meanings. I'm sure if you asked a golfer
what a hacker was they'd tell you something else.
Hacker, in the system-exploitation sense, is in common usage and
complaining about it is futile. (IMHO)
I think this is a good summary: