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Hackers Come in all Shapes, and Genders

JUST as more women are taking up smoking, it seems they are also turning to computer hacking in increasing numbers. Symantec’s senior research fellow Sarah Gordon said that as more young women were exposed to computer technology and the subculture that glamorises hacking more were becoming hackers. The activity is no longer the domain of the computer geek. Hackers come in all ages, sizes, nationalities and genders. Gordon said there were many reasons why people became hackers technical challenge, power, fun, excitement, peer pressure, profit, and in some cases to do damage. For many, it’s simply the challenge and the feeling of power and control that comes from accessing and controlling someone else’s machine. Full Story

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