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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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Website hacking, some bank thefts are not seen seriously here, while many countries in the world pay attention to cyber security," Almaz Kadyrkulov said.
“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.
That applies not to just a website hacking, but to any type of breach to an IT environment."
Saudi Arabia was ranked first and the United Arab Emirates second as the most vulnerable of the Gulf countries to fall victim to cyber-crimes such as website hacking, according to a 2009 report published by Trend Micro, a firm specialised in network antivirus and internet content security.
Summary: Saudi Arabia was ranked first and the United Arab Emirates second as the most vulnerable of the Gulf countries to fall victim to cyber crimes, such as website hacking, according to a statistics