What Is Hacking

In computer networking, hacking is any technical effort to manipulate the normal behavior of network connections and connected systems. A hacker is any person engaged in hacking. The term "hacking" historically referred to constructive, clever technical work that was not necessarily related to computer systems. Today, however, hacking and hackers are most commonly associated with malicious programming attacks on the Internet and other networks.

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Tips on how to protect yourself.

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Hacking Case Study

Ryan Cleary, aged 19, was described as a hermit, recluse and a loner.

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Hacking Quiz

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