Essay On Hacking

Essay by Anonymous UserHigh School, 10th grade October 1996

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A topic that i know very well is computers and computer hacking. Computers

seem very complicated and very hard to learn, but, if given time a computer can be very

useful and very fun. Have you ever heard all of that weird computer terminology? for and

example, Javascript. Javascript is basically a computer language used when programming

internet web pages. Have you ever been on the internet and seen words go across the

screen or moving images? This is all done by the Java language. If you don not see

moving images then its because your web browser cannot read javascript. If you don't

know what a web browser is then I will tell you, a web browser is simply a tool used to

view the various websites on the internet. All web browsers are different, some only

interpret html language, which is another programming language used to design web page

and then there are some browsers that can play videos and sounds.

Have you ever wondered why when you want to go to a website you have to type

http://name of well I have been wondering for ages but still can't figure out, but

sometimes you type ftp:// before the name of the site. This simply means File transfer

protocol. You use this when download image files or any other files. Now, onto

hacking. Most people stereotype people simply as 'HACKERS,' but what they don't

know is that there are three different types of computer whizzes.

First, there are hackers. Hackers simply make viruses and fool around on the

internet and try to bug people. They make viruses so simple. The get a program called a

virus creation kit. This program simply makes the virus of beholders choice. It can

make viruses that simply put a...