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Steal This Computer Book 4.0, 4th Edition by Wallace Wang

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Appendix A. Epilogue

Hacking applies to more than just computers. Hacking is the practice of thinking beyond boundaries to see what lies on the other side. There is nothing inherently good or bad about hacking. It just is.

You can hack a computer, a locked door, an abandoned building, or even another person. If you’re the type who’s constantly learning, experimenting, and testing the world around you, you’re a hacker, and you may not even know it.

Hackers appear under many different names and disguises. They’ve been called computer experts, phone phreakers, crackers, white/black hat hackers, social engineers, urban explorers, con artists, stalkers, liars, activists, terrorists, hate groups, spammers, troublemakers, thieves, and criminals. But in ...

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