What are the objectives of the white hackers?

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  1. I didn't know racism existed between hackers.....
    That's a new one, but, the answer is obvious......
  2. Black hat/White hat are terms taken from the old hollywood westerns.

    Black hats are the bad guys. White hats are the good guys. And there's a third, Gray hat, that plays both sides of the fence.
  3. I always love it when school starts up again. We get these odd homework questions...
  4. this is your first post. I hope the next one isn't about sexual orientation but about PC hardware or software. That's one of the things this site is here for. trash doesn't belong here.
  5. OBJECTIVES THAT WE CAN GET FROM THE WHITE HACKERS PLEASE I NEED ALSO A SUPPORT FROM YOUR OPPINION
  6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_hat_(computer_security)

    their objective is basically to improve security
  7. White hat hackers improve security and if any black hat hacker did anything wrong then white ht hackers try to recover.
  8. The issue of "white hats" vs. "black hats" vs. "gray hats" is largely a matter of perspective. Many, in the so called "hacker community", consider all of these sorts of activities good in that it brings greater awareness to security concerns and increases the knowledge of the 'Net.

    In the greater context of the question, there is no single right, clear answer. Labels really aren't appropriate to capture the intent of this discussion.

    Think about it.
  9. Why not a simple Hacker and a Cyber Security Specialist...??
    Hackers Red, Green, Blue, Black or white are hackers.... People who "illegally" break into systems .....
    It's the Security Specialists or Admins who try to set things up like the Great Wall of China or to set things right/Recover stuff....
    So I really don't see the Black, white or gray terms as anything else then just the good, the bad and the ugly.....
  10. COLGeek said:
    The issue of "white hats" vs. "black hats" vs. "gray hats" is largely a matter of perspective. Many, in the so called "hacker community", consider all of these sorts of activities good in that it brings greater awareness to security concerns and increases the knowledge of the 'Net.

    In the greater context of the question, there is no single right, clear answer. Labels really aren't appropriate to capture the intent of this discussion.

    Think about it.
    He just did your homework for you copy paste turn it in to the teacher leave us alone :lol:
  11. Technically speaking a white hacker doesn't do it without permission. They are often people who have the skills that a company will hire to test their systems. Fairly big difference between white and black hackers.
  12. I believe white hat's have full permission to penetrate a network to find security flaws, so its not illegal for white hats.
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