Hackers and Hacking
A Reference HandbookBook - 2013
This book provides an in-depth exploration of the phenomenon of hacking from a multidisciplinary perspective that addresses the social and technological aspects of this unique activity as well as its impact.
* Documents how computer hacking fits into various forms of cybercrime
* Describes the subculture of computer hackers and explains how this social world plays an integral role in the business of hacking
* Clarifies the subtle differences between ethical and malicious hacks
* Focuses on the non-technical aspects of computer hacking to enable the reader to better understand the actors and their motives