Auteur : Kavita Iyer
Date de l'info : 2 août 2016
The term ‘hacking’ is much more than using software to brute-force a password, or hiring a botnet to launch DDoS attacks against a website for the fun of it or cracking your media streaming kit to download shows for free. It is about solving problems and finding answers, whether in the IT field or otherwise.
However, over the years, the term ‘hacking’ has got a negative connotation due to few hackers who are also cyber criminals. But, if you keep the cybercrime part aside, hacking is a very respectable field with top dollar being paid to top grade ethical (white hat) hackers. Most of the tech companies hire hackers to test the strengths and weaknesses of their own system and software. These hackers know when to stop, and the positive trust they build earns them a large salary.
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