[svlug] worms -n stuff - crackers

Marc MERLIN marc_news at valinux.com
Mon Jun 4 00:46:02 PDT 2001

On Sun, Jun 03, 2001 at 10:42:30PM -0700, Alvin Oga wrote:
> > Ok, you didn't get it.
> > One more time: hackers write code, crackers crack your machines.
> got it the first time... 
> am not worried about the differences.... this guy was neither ???

Real hackers, the ones that write the code that you and I run, are worried
about the difference, so thank you for paying attention to it and not mixing
them up with crackers.

> and for fun...if they first crack into the machine and than write code...
> do they become cracker hackers ???
No, they're simply crackers that aren't script kiddies.
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