How Hackers Have Changed Our World

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How hackers have changed our world, and views on society since the 1990’s to present days Cheyenne Balentine Eastern Michigan University How hackers have changed our world, and views on society since the 1990’s to present days. My project is going to be on the history of hacking. The term ‘Hacking’ was invented before 1990, but was not as popular or used for the same things by the 1990’s, it picked up a whole different meaning as technology advanced (Baase, 2015, pg. 230 para.1). In this paper I’ll be explaining things about when hacking became a criminal injustice, and its impact that it has on our entire humanity and societies. I’ll also bring up some information about hacking from the past such as how a Russian man named Vladimir Levin stole passwords by hacking into the system and stole billions of dollars from a company and dispersed funds into bank accounts all over different countries. England hackers impersonated Air traffic controllers, by giving bogus orders to pilots. Lastly the big credit card breach in Target stores in 2013. There are unintended consequences of hacking as for any technology. How do we feel as a society about if hacking is really good or really bad, what does it do for us? The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines hacking as “a person who secretly gets access to a computer system in order to get information, cause damage, etc.: a person who hacks into a computer system” (Merriam Webster Dictionary, n.d. para. 1). I think the public has made
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