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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/18/11 Hacking Bill Frino CMIS 418 Spring 2010 IT Security
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4/18/11 Why? I chose to do my project on hacking because it can happen to any of us…and more than likely already has to someone in here. Use protection!
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4/18/11 What is hacking? Hacking is intentionally accessing a computer with authorization or beyond authorized permission. Once a hacker gets into a the device they are hacking, he or she can read sensitive files, delete or modify files, and change the system to make it easier to attack in the future. If the hacking is intentional, and if a sufficient amount of damage is done, hacking is a crime in the United States and many other countries.
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4/18/11 Not just for computers… Hacking is not limited to computers. The real meaning of hacking is to expand the capabilities of any electronic device, to use them beyond the original intensions of the manufacturer. The first hacker appeared in the 1960’s at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and their first victims were electric trains. They wanted them to perform faster and more efficiently.
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4/18/11 The Early Days . During the 1970’s a different kind of hacker appeared, the “phreaks”, also known as phone hackers. They learned ways to hack the telephone system and make phone calls for free. Within this group of people, one hacker
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