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Hacker vs Cracker: Main Differences Explained.
SecurityTrails Blog · Jul 11 2019 · by Sara Jelen

Hacker vs Cracker: Main Differences Explained

Media coverage of data breaches is increasing rapidly, especially with the public’s watchful eye on organizations and the vulnerable systems they work with — easy targets for exploitation. However, the less-than-dramatic truth is that the frequency and scale of data breaches hasn’t really soared* in the past decade, even if people are still at great risk of having their data exposed. The media itself has brought on the hype and created a fear culture around data breaches and malicious attackers.