Hackers and Computer Security

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Hackers and Computer Security

Part of gaining acceptance in the hacker community was adopting a handle, just as phreakers had done in the 1970s. Handles could be based on high-tech allusions or they could be darker and more violent. Nonetheless, lurking behind these grandiose names was often a young and rather isolated teenage boy. It remains true that the majority of hackers are male.

   

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