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The definitive glossary of hacking terminology

The definitive glossary of hacking terminology
We live in an era of unprecedented cyberattacks, where malicious campaigns, both personal and governmental, are carried out across laptops and wireless networks. Even if you are not technically minded, your day-to-day life is still probably pretty crowded with stories about hacking, whether you recognize them as such or not. Have you ever installed an antivirus tool on your computer? Read a story about WikiLeaks or the Arab Spring? Opened a bank account? Then hacking is important to you, even if remains largely in the background of your life. We’ve put together a glossary of what we believe to be the most important and current hacking terms you should know. Adware: Adware can mean the software that automatically generates advertisements in a program that is otherwise free, such as an online video game. Anonymous: A non-hierarchical hacktivist collective, Anonymous uses hacking (and arguably cracking) techniques to register political protest in campaigns known as “#ops.”

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