How to catch a cracker in the US?

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at
Tue Mar 18 02:15:36 UTC 2014

On 3/17/2014 9:10 PM, shawn wilson wrote:
> The point is that 'computer security' involves innovation as much as
> is done at hacker spaces (which can be geared to hardware or computer
> security or whatever). I think the difference you're trying to argue
> is the legality and not the task or process. I think calling the
> illegal form of the study of computer security "cracking", the legal
> form "hacking" and people who are "cracking" who don't know what
> they're doing "script kiddies" is irrelevant, useless, and causes
> useless debates (that I started) like this.

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