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Re: How to catch a cracker in the US?
From: Jay Hennigan <jay () west net>
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2014 20:51:24 -0700

On 3/13/14 6:22 AM, Sholes, Joshua wrote:

If one came up in this field with a mentor who was old school, or if one
is old school oneself, one tends use the original (as I understand it)
definitions--a "cracker" breaks security or obtains data unlawfully, a
"hacker" is someone who likes ethically playing (in the "joyful
exploration" sense) with complicated systems.

And both terms are so defined in RFC 1392, dates January 1993.

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