Hack the System for beginners Free Book
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Hacking is in some ways the online equivalent to burglary; in other words breaking into premises against the wishes of the lawful owner – in some jurisdictions a crime in itself – from which other criminal acts such as theft and/or damage generally result.
Computer hacking refers to gaining unauthorized access to, and hence some measure of control over, a computer facility, and most countries now have specific legislation in place to deter those who might wish to practice this art and science. In some jurisdictions, unauthorized access alone constitutes a criminal offence, even if the hacker attempts nothing further. However, in practice, hackers generally have a particular target in mind, so their unauthorized access leads to further acts, which national law might also define as criminal activities. These can be summarized under the headings of unauthorized: