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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.
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This APWG advisory explains the most important incident response measures that can be taken to remediate website hacking by phisher in the areas of identification, notification, containment, recovery, restoration, and follow-up when an attack is suspected or confirmed.
This is not a case of website hacking or website defacement; these websites were not really hacked.