1. By the definition: A blue hat hacker is someone outside computer security consulting firms who bug tests a system prior to its launch, looking for exploits so they can be closed. Generally, Blue Hat Hacker also refers to the security professional invited by Microsoft to find vulnerabilities in WindoRead more

    By the definition: A blue hat hacker is someone outside computer security consulting firms who bug tests a system prior to its launch, looking for exploits so they can be closed.
    Generally, Blue Hat Hacker also refers to the security professional invited by Microsoft to find vulnerabilities in Windows. The term has also been associated with the annual security conference by Microsoft, the unofficial name coming from the blue color associated with Microsoft employee badges.

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  2. Well they do have motives and sometimes strong motives. Let's start with something you might already know, which is stealing. How easy it is to steal money if you can hack someone's bank account and use it for your own good, this is what some hackers do. The other one is also not so uncommon which iRead more

    Well they do have motives and sometimes strong motives. Let’s start with something you might already know, which is stealing. How easy it is to steal money if you can hack someone’s bank account and use it for your own good, this is what some hackers do. The other one is also not so uncommon which is leaking information. This could be data and information about your customers, your internal employees or even private data specific to your business. These are cases where hackers typically go after big targets in order to get the most attention.
    Let’s admit it hackers love disrupting services and take something down like infecting a large network with malicious software inserted onto one computer either through email or otherwise which leads to a chain reaction affecting the whole network. Some hackers don’t care about money or data. They seem to feel that they have a higher purpose in life. They want to steal information or disrupt your network in order to make a point.
    And lastly its the ethical hackers and their purpose is to evaluate the security of and identify vulnerabilities in systems, networks or system infrastructure. It includes finding and attempting to exploit any vulnerabilities to determine whether unauthorized access or other malicious activities are possible.

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  3. You will get a lot of clear or not so clear signs if hacked. Hacking could be in terms of some personal information to hacking of your bank account. One of the example is if your browser is suddenly showing toolbars you don’t recognize and clearly didn’t install, it’s almost sure that your computerRead more

    You will get a lot of clear or not so clear signs if hacked. Hacking could be in terms of some personal information to hacking of your bank account. One of the example is if your browser is suddenly showing toolbars you don’t recognize and clearly didn’t install, it’s almost sure that your computer has been compromised.
    These unwanted toolbars can be extremely annoying. They can mess with your browser settings and, for example, change your standard homepage to a spammy website.
    There are quite a few software tools that install additional software on your PC – especially free software, which often asks the user’s permission to install third-party software. It does mean you are being hacked.
    Another example is redirecting. Redirecting users to certain websites is a lucrative business for hackers. They’re paid to redirect users to these sites, so once a user opens a URL, it will automatically redirect them to a different website without their permission.
    This could also be done without the site owner’s consent, so they don’t actually realize the clicks are being forced by hackers.
    A fake warning message by your antivirus software – or any other protection software, for that matter – is one of the most certain signs that tell you’ve hacked.
    I think most avid social media and Skype users have been introduced to the phenomenon of receiving weird messages from a friend or a person on their contact list. Generally, the hacker is using your account to send out a message to all of your friends with either a link that will instantly start the download of a malicious file or redirect them to a malicious site.
    If you lose money without transferring funds yourself, it’s a clear sign that someone hacked into your device and compromised your bank account. Its not surprising if the hacker was able to transfer all of your funds to a different account or make purchases on a website.

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    Hi, I don't have a straight answer for this question Rayon. It can be a yes or a no and I'll tell you why. So becoming a hacker and by that I don't mean the hackers who claim to be a hacker by doing one or two courses here and there and get certificates, by this I mean the real hackers, and becomingRead more

    Hi, I don’t have a straight answer for this question Rayon. It can be a yes or a no and I’ll tell you why.
    So becoming a hacker and by that I don’t mean the hackers who claim to be a hacker by doing one or two courses here and there and get certificates, by this I mean the real hackers, and becoming a real hacker is no cakewalk. You need to dedicate a lot of your time to master this skill. It doesn’t require you to be a genius but surely a hardworker with a tint of intelligence. People spend 20 to 25 years of their lives to learn this skill, so yes not anyone can become a hacker and if you are not a tech savvy then do take a step back from hacking. It requires plent of IT knowledge and you should know programming like the back of your hand. If you love programming and if it drives your passion to work for a decade or two, then sure go ahead!

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  5. White hacker could be considered as a slang for ethical hacker. Broadly speaking, a white hat hacker is an individual who uses hacking skills to identify security vulnerabilities in hardware, software or networks. However, unlike black hat hackers, white hat hackers respect the rule of law as it appRead more

    White hacker could be considered as a slang for ethical hacker. Broadly speaking, a white hat hacker is an individual who uses hacking skills to identify security vulnerabilities in hardware, software or networks. However, unlike black hat hackers, white hat hackers respect the rule of law as it applies to hacking. They may do their research on open source software, as well as on software or systems that they own or that they have been authorized to investigate, including products and services that operate bug bounty programs.
    Often, white hat hackers are security researchers who may work independently or with other researchers, but some white hats are full-time employees with the company for which they research vulnerabilities and exploits but only for the owner to clear the faults. Penetration testers, whether they work as independent contractors or as employees, are generally considered to be white hat hackers.

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  6. Hacking is an attempt to exploit a computer system or a private network inside a computer to gain access. Simply put, it is an unauthorised access to commit fraudulent activities or control over computer network security systems for some illicit purpose. Point to be noted that breaking a security syRead more

    Hacking is an attempt to exploit a computer system or a private network inside a computer to gain access. Simply put, it is an unauthorised access to commit fraudulent activities or control over computer network security systems for some illicit purpose. Point to be noted that breaking a security system requires more intelligence and expertise than actually creating one.
    The famous term computer “virus” originated to describe machine code command inserted into a computer’s memory that, on execution, copies itself into other programs and files on the computer. Depending on the hacker’s intentions, the design of a virus can merely be an inconvenience or have very serious consequences up to a potential catastrophe.
    So concluding that hacking is the catch-all term for any type of misuse of a computer to break the security of another computing system to steal data, corrupt systems or files, commandeer the environment or disrupt data-related activities in any way by different means.

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  7. Social engineering hacking is the art of psychological manipulating and diverting people so that they give up confidential information. Criminals use many social engineering tactics because it comes out to be easier to cheat your natural inclination to trust than it is to discover new ways to hack yRead more

    Social engineering hacking is the art of psychological manipulating and diverting people so that they give up confidential information. Criminals use many social engineering tactics because it comes out to be easier to cheat your natural inclination to trust than it is to discover new ways to hack your software. You must have heard of many phishing attacks where victims are tricked into providing their personal informations or sensitive data by an urgent sounding voice mail that claims to be official, convinces them and makes them suffer severe consequences. Moreover, social engineering exercises are a vital aspect of ethical hacking engagements.

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  8. Red hat hackers are the vigilantes of the hacker Universe. By vigilant I mean, a person who takes the law into his or her own hands. There are like White Hats, in that they halt Black Hats, also known as the eagle-eyed hackers, but these people are so damn scary when they do it. Instead of reportingRead more

    Red hat hackers are the vigilantes of the hacker Universe. By vigilant I mean, a person who takes the law into his or her own hands. There are like White Hats, in that they halt Black Hats, also known as the eagle-eyed hackers, but these people are so damn scary when they do it. Instead of reporting the spiteful hacker, they sue them down by uploading viruses, dosing and accessing their computer to damage and rupture it from the inside out. They anchorage multiple aggressive harsh methods that might force them to get in need of a new computer. They become merciless while dealing with malware actions of the black hat hackers.
    A red hat hacker could be referred to someone who targets Linux systems. Linux is a software that sits underneath all of the other software on a computer, receiving requests from the programs and relaying their requests to the computer’s hardware.

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  9. Data analysts are people who go through the data to find trends and patterns. They try to understand the story behind the numbers presented. They also create charts and tables to visually depict the trends and patterns in data. Data analysts perform some of the following tasks: 1. Conduct consumer aRead more

    Data analysts are people who go through the data to find trends and patterns.
    They try to understand the story behind the numbers presented.
    They also create charts and tables to visually depict the trends and patterns in data.
    Data analysts perform some of the following tasks:
    1. Conduct consumer and data research.
    2. Perform data visualization activities on large databases to support business in decision making.
    3. Support reporting and analytics.
    4. To tell story hidden behind the numbers.

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  10. Somebody who gathers and analyzes large sets of structured and unstructured data and is also skilled in coding and mathematical modelling is called a data scientist. It is a role that demands skills from computer science, statistics and mathematics. Interpreting the collected data and providing insiRead more

    Somebody who gathers and analyzes large sets of structured and unstructured data and is also skilled in coding and mathematical modelling is called a data scientist.
    It is a role that demands skills from computer science, statistics and mathematics.
    Interpreting the collected data and providing insights along with a plan of action is the core job of a data scientist.

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