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How to become a hacker?

+6 votes
asked Aug 30, 2016 in CSC 211 (F16) by Tien Le (100 points)

3 Answers

+2 votes

Some people would argue that the word "hacker" refers to programmers, whereas "cracker" refers to people who try to break into systems they are not authorized to access.  See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker#Hacker_definition_controversy

answered Sep 1, 2016 by Forrest Stonedahl (100 points)
+2 votes
There is a really cool online flash puzzle game called "Hacker 2" that helps you get a feel of what it might be like! A tip is to write down every clue you come across! Here's the link:

answered Sep 1, 2016 by Lauren Johnson (100 points)
+1 vote
Very carefully. Maybe wear a fedora
answered Sep 1, 2016 by Brent Pierce (100 points)