Nowadays, everyone is using smartphones from a teen to a senior. We all know about how to play games? How to download Movies? How to click pics? And many more activities we know in our smart devices. With all of these some guys say I can hack your social media handlers “Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Hack’s”. Is he is a really know Hacking? Or he is just making us fool? Sometimes we heard like someone’s account hacked any money debited, someone’s social media account got hacked, someone’s YouTube channel got hacked and many other activities like this. With this whenever anyone say “HACK” or “HACKERS” you come up with all of this. Let’s Know about them!

Now we need to know, what is hacking? Is it Good or Bad?

The definition of Hacking is this only “the gaining of unauthorized access to data in a system or computer.”  As per definition if a hacker is taking access of your device and accessing your data that is hacking. Then whatever we’re thinking about hackers is right? And the answer is “No, we’re wrong!”

We’re wrong because we know what they are doing and we are judge hackers on this fact of definition only! We do not know, “How” and “WHY” they are doing.

Who are Hackers? How many type of Hackers we’ve?

A computer hacker is a computer expert who uses their technical knowledge to achieve a goal or overcome an obstacle, within a computerized system by non-standard means.

Usually there are 3 major categories of Hackers.

  • White Hat Hackers. The one who works in a legal way.
  • Grey Hat Hackers. The one, who work in both ways. Depends upon situation.
  • Black Hat Hackers. The one, who works for Money (in starting only we get to know about.)

Why we need Hackers? Are they important for a country to have?

Hackers fills a vital role in security and for a society too in various ways. They search for system flows or serious vulnerabilities and then they make a repairs or patch before other hackers can exploit the system and misuse them. For instance, in 2018, ethical hackers found software vulnerabilities that averted crises in 10 major companies.Government agencies and corporate industries have taken note on white-hat-hackers programs.  For example, the Pentagon now routinely runs bug bounty program. The pentagon gave 81 Hackers from around the world access to probe the department’s Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Virtual Desktops and Proxies.More Hackers Needed!Cybercrime is forecasted to cost the world $6,000,000,000,000 by 2021. Additionally, it’s projected there will be 3,500,000 unfilled security positions by 2021. In view of these stats and forecasts, it’s clear that there are simply not enough security experts, nor helpful technology or education, to keep pace with the threats and attacks targeting commercial and government sectors. India is running out of Hackers, In India we need more hackers. Have a look on News18 article for a better understanding.If we’ve enough hackers, this would never happened. Now everyone is getting aware with hackers, hacking and cyber security. Everyone can be a part of cyber army, even you! You just need to be have good skills that you can learn. 

Hopefully with this information now you all are ware with Hackers and Hacking. The next time whenever you will hear, you would not think bad about them. They are only hope for a secure Future!