Hacking

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As the years progress so does technology. Just a decade ago, touch screen cell phones and navigational systems were unheard of. Now days these items are something that most people feel as though they couldn’t live without. Computers are slowly but surely making the lives of people easier and more luxurious. They have became so beneficial to our livelihood, but too much of anything is never good, thus including technology.
Now the power of computers is being used for many criminal activities such as cybercrimes. Cyber crime is any criminal act dealing with computers and networks. It also includes traditional crimes conducted through the Internet. For example, hate crimes, telemarketing and Internet fraud, identity theft, hacking and credit card account thefts are considered to be cyber crimes; when the illegal activities are committed through the use of a computer and the Internet. It is no longer a place of security, but a place of great vulnerability. Hacking is one of the most common cybercrimes. Hacking is when someone intentionally accesses a computer without authorization or exceeds authorized access for their personal benefit. Most of the time they get a thrill out of hacking, the more they hack the more fun they have. Hacking is just another way to receive a buildup of adrenaline in the body. Hackers will receive the thrill and chills of the rebellious act and then have all that adrenaline, making themselves feel really good. They also gain many possessions from hacking. One thing that they gain is knowledge. Not just knowledge of how to hack, but knowledge of the systems that they are hacking into and knowledge of different security precautions that people take to try to keep hackers out. There are a vast number of different systems that hackers have to know in order to hack into them. Hackers will read up on the different…...

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