The Evolution of Hacking

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The term 'hacker' was originally a negative term.

False

Hacktivism is a form of vandalism.

False

Law enforcement agents often participate in chat rooms openly to catch hackers.

False

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) was passed in 2000.

False

Security professionals set up 'honey pots' to prevent hacking.

False

Most young hackers receive harsh punishments for their crimes.

False

The Internet was originally designed with security in mind.

False

Businesses have no responsibility to use security tools and monitor their systems.

False

Only older adults are victims of identity theft.

False

Phishing involves using false Web sites to fish for personal and financial information.

True

Explore the history and development of hacking, from its early positive connotations to its modern forms, including hacktivism and political hacking. Learn about the changing definitions and perceptions of hacking over time.

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