What is Hacking and types of Hacking 

What is Hacking and types of Hacking

Hacking is the unauthorized access to a computer and network resources.

The act of gaining access without legal authorization to the computer or computer network.


Authorization is the process of giving someone permission to do or have something.

Who is a hacker?

A hacker is a person who finds and exploits the weakness in computer systems and/or network to gain access.

Types of Hackers

Black Hats 

Individuals with extraordinary computing skills, resorting to malicious or destructive activities and are also known as crackers

White Hats 

Individuals professing hacker skills and using them for defensive purposes and are also known as security analysts

Gray Hats 

Individuals who work both offensively and defensively at various times

Suicide Hackers

Individuals who aim to bring down the critical infrastructure for a “cause”

And are not worried about facing jail terms or any other kind of punishment

Script Kiddies

An unskilled hacker who compromises system by running scripts, tools, and software developed by real hackers

Cyber Terrorists

Individuals with a wide range of skills, motivated by religious or political beliefs to create fear by large-scale   disruption of computer networks

 State-Sponsored Hackers

Individuals employed by the government to penetrate and gain top-secret information and to damage

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