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A security hacker is someone who seeks to breach defenses and exploit
weaknesses in a computer system or network. Hackers may be motivated by a
multitude of reasons, such as profit, protest, information gathering, challenge,
recreation, or to evaluate system weaknesses to assist in formulating defenses
The timeline of computer security hacker history covers important and noteworthy
events in the history of security hacking and cracking. Contents. [hide]. 1 1900.
1.1 1903. 2 1930s. 2.1 1932; 2.2 1939. 3 1940s. 3.1 1943. 4 1950s. 4.1 1955; 4.2
1957. 5 1960s. 5.1 1963; 5.2 1965. 6 1970s. 6.1 1971; 6.2 1979. 7 1980s.
Jun 27, 2017 ... "We confirm our company's computer network was compromised today as part of
global hack," Merck said on Twitter. Mondelez (MDLZ), the company that owns
Oreos, Cadbury and many other global snack brands, reported a computer
outage across its global operations. And law firm DLA Piper said it had ...
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May 13, 2017 ... It is especially nasty because it acts like a worm — finding security holes in a
computer to spread throughout a network. Computer experts told NBC News that
the leaked NSA tool kit demonstrated to the hackers how they could attack
Windows systems. But they specified that whoever was behind the attack ...
Jan 4, 2018 ... Security researchers on Wednesday disclosed a set of security flaws that they
said could let hackers steal sensitive information from nearly every modern
computing device containing chips from Intel Corp, Advanced Micro Devices Inc
and ARM Holdings. One of the bugs is specific to Intel but another ...
May 12, 2017 ... A massive hacking attack infected tens of thousands of computers around the
globe with so-called ransomware Friday, encrypting data and demanding ransom
payments in order to restore access. The attack reportedly affected a number of
Jan 10, 2018 ... Authorities say Phillip Durachinsky hacked people, companies, schools, a police
department, and even a Department of Energy subsidiary.
Underground: Tales of Hacking, Madness and Obsession on the Electronic
Frontier. Mandarin. ISBN 1-86330-595-5. Hafner, Katie; Markoff, John (1991).
Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier. New York: Simon &
Schuster. ISBN 0-671-68322-5. Levy, Steven (2002).
WASHINGTON — Sophisticated hackers linked to Russian intelligence services
broke into the Democratic National Committee's computer networks and gained
access to confidential emails, chats and opposition research on presumptive
Republican nominee Donald Trump, people familiar with the breach said
Computer hacking pervades global society in the digital age. The act of breaking
into a secure computer network serves many purposes, from corporate
espionage to blatant theft and political ...
Apr 21, 2016 ... Grayson Barnes had just started working at his father's law firm in Tulsa,
Oklahoma when a note popped-up on one of the computer screens. It informed
him that all the files on the firm's digital network had been encrypted and were
being held ransom. If he ever wanted to access them again, he had to pay ...
May 16, 2017 ... Employees of Korea Internet Security Center work after computer networks at two
major South Korean banks and three top TV broadcasters were hacked in 2013.
Speculation centered on North Korea, with experts saying a cyberattack
orchestrated by Pyongyang was probably to blame. (Han Jong-chan ...
Sep 18, 2017 ... Even if you're cautious, it's still possible for hackers to infiltrate your computer.
The latest security breach targeted British software firm Piriform, known for its free
software CCleaner. Hackers compromised CCleaner in a sophisticated attack
that affected over 2 million computers, security researchers and ...