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From Bedroom to Underground – The Evolution of Hackers

In its original meaning, the term “hack” stood for the re-configuring or re-programming of a system so it worked in ways not meant by the owner, administrator, or designer. More generally, a hack is a quick and clever solution to a problem. One of today’s most famous pieces of malware inherited its name from an invention that could be considered the very first hack: The Trojan Horse that was created by the Greeks to breach the impregnable Trojan city walls.