Read the article titled “Computer Hackers”, located at http://www.antivirus.com/security-software/definition/computer-hackers/index.html.
Or you can use the Internet or Strayer library to research articles on hacker
ethic and hacker manifesto. Be prepared to discuss.
Watch the video titled “Ethical Hacking Presentation” (3 min 19 sec). Be
prepared to discuss. Video Source: Aaruni Kaushik (2013, Jan 10). Ethical
- From the first and second e-Activities, explain the hacker ethic and hacker
manifesto. Give your opinion as to why hackers do not consider themselves to be
criminals. Include one (1) example of such types of hackers to support your
- Describe at least two (2) ways in which organized crime uses social media
sites for its benefits. Next, speculate on the measures that the government
could take in order to combat digital crimes perpetrated through social media
sites. Provide a rationale for your response.
Respond to this statement:
Hacker ethic is the moral values and philosophies that are common in the hacker
community. The hacker manifesto is a hacker’s guideline that serves as an
ethical foundation for hacking. The hacker manifesto was written by Loyd
Blankenship after his arrest for computer hacking in 1986. Hackers don’t
consider themselves to be criminals because they feel if it weren’t for them, we
wouldn’t have advanced computer security systems. Hackers feel as though they
are the ones who find the security problems with the computer system and alert
the public. This causes more advanced security in computer programs and systems
to be put in place. Hackers think they are doing society a justice.