[ILUG] Coloured hats.
colm at tuatha.org
Fri Apr 23 14:13:35 IST 2004
On 23 Apr 2004, at 14:09, Robin Farrell wrote:
> Having a discussion in the office here, thought I would throw it to the
> people who know.
> Can you define what you think a white hat hacker and a black hat
> hacker are for me?
Black hat = malicious hacker. Someone who breaks into a system to
cause damage or for personal gain.
White hat = benevolent hacker. Someone who breaks into a system to
demonstrate its vulnerabilities, and help fixing them.
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146 / www.colm.buckley.name
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