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Hacker

A person who infiltrates a computer system, usually in order to gather information. A hacker finds a way past the system's protocols. Some hackers do this simply for the thrill, though many others hack for nefarious purposes. For example, a hacker may be hired by a company or government to conduct espionage on a competitor or enemy. Other hackers freelance in order to find things like credit card numbers to facilitate identity theft and other crimes. However, the word is not always used in a negative context.
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8220;Exabytes bundle package allows website owners to safeguard their data stored on their websites especially customers' financial information by taking effective steps to prevent website hacking, viruses, SQL injection, etc, protect important business or personal data on PCs and laptops by backing up online as well as enhance their online identity and regional competitiveness in Asia, Australia, and the Pacific,” CEO of Exabytes KS Chan said in a statement.
The CC certification assures Gilian customers that the G-Server offers the highest level of Web protection possible for combating website hacking and protecting against application-level attacks, and for protecting corporate applications from compromise.
5, a security appliance that both prevents website hacking and protects corporate applications and networks from outside compromise.
By Martin Abbugao/Singapore A rash of website hackings in the Asia-Pacific has exposed weak cyber defences which must be improved to help the region deal with more sophisticated and sinister threats, particularly from criminal organisations.