Hacking is identifying weakness in computer systems or networks to exploit its weaknesses to gain access. Example of Hacking: Using password cracking algorithm to gain access to a system
Computers have become mandatory to run a successful businesses. It is not enough to have isolated computers systems; they need to be networked to facilitate communication with external businesses. This exposes them to the outside world and hacking. Hacking means using computers to commit fraudulent acts such as fraud, privacy invasion, stealing corporate/personal data, etc. Cyber crimes cost many organizations millions of dollars every year. Businesses need to protect themselves against such attacks.
In this tutorial, we will learn-
Common Hacking Terminologies
What is Cyber Crime?
Types of Cyber Crime
What is Ethical Hacking?
Why Ethical Hacking?
Legality of Ethical Hacking
Before we go any further, let’s look at some of the most commonly used terminologies in the world of hacking.