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.