For many years media has applied the word Hacker when it really means cracker.

For many years media has applied the word Hacker when it really means cracker. So the public now believe that a Hacker is someone who brakes into computer system and steal confidential data. This is very untrue and is an insult to some of our most talented Hackers.

HACKER: A Hacker is a person who is interested in the working of any computer operating system . Most often , hackers are programmers. Hackers obtain advanced knowledge of operating systems and programming languages . They may know various security holes within systems and the reason for such holes. Hackers constantly seek further knowledge, share what they have discovered , and they never have intentions about damaging and stealing data.

CRACKER: A cracker is a person who breaks into other people systems , with malicious intentions. Crackers gain unauthorized access, destroy important data , stop services provided by the server , or basically cause problems for their targets. Crackers can easily be identified because their actions are malicious.