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Weaknesses In Existing Systems Tempting To Hackers

WITH the rapid development of technology also comes the rampant development of hi-tech vandalism. News such as the virus threat by a supposedly Malaysian hacker towards the United States government if they were to attack Iraq, and the end of probation for Kevin Mitnick, one of the world’s most famous computer hackers, have made headlines in the papers. I recently had the opportunity for a short chat with Mat Hacker (not his real name), a 22-year-old self-proclaimed, retired hacker. Here is his take on what make hackers tick. “Cyber vandalism isn’t new in Malaysia, but it is definitely on the rise. This is because there are so many weaknesses in existing systems. It is just too tempting to a hacker. “Let’s explore the hacking world. Hackers are people who have a deep interest in computers and that is all they are interested in. They also have a set of ethics. Somewhere along the line, some of these hackers deviated. These are the ones who are dangerous. Full Story

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