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Macintosh Workstations

Macintosh Workstations What is hacking Is it an art form to explore computers, a means to accumulate information as proof of an electronic passage through security systems and around passwords Or is it an illegal venture whose sole purpose is mischief, digital anarchy, a form of revolution against the government, corporations, and other powers that own mainframes and their associated data files The issue of hacking has erupted with even more vigor this year with the conviction of Robert T. Morris, the author of the Internet worm, along with the recent support of hackers by Mitch Kapor, founder of the Lotus Development Corp. A new aggressive stance by the U.S. Justice Department to track down specialists stealing passwords and credit card numbers has created sensational headlines along with a number of new virulent viruses on personal computers. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Workstation Report Emerald Publishing

Macintosh Workstations

Library Workstation Report , Volume 7 (6): 6 – Jun 1, 1990

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1041-7923
DOI
10.1108/eb027422
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Abstract

What is hacking Is it an art form to explore computers, a means to accumulate information as proof of an electronic passage through security systems and around passwords Or is it an illegal venture whose sole purpose is mischief, digital anarchy, a form of revolution against the government, corporations, and other powers that own mainframes and their associated data files The issue of hacking has erupted with even more vigor this year with the conviction of Robert T. Morris, the author of the Internet worm, along with the recent support of hackers by Mitch Kapor, founder of the Lotus Development Corp. A new aggressive stance by the U.S. Justice Department to track down specialists stealing passwords and credit card numbers has created sensational headlines along with a number of new virulent viruses on personal computers.

Journal

Library Workstation ReportEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1990

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