Sara Baase Quotes

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I agree with Ken Thompson and the vivid example he provided. Just because the opportunity is given to you, it does not mean you should take it because it is morally wrong. In the book Sara Baase describes how the word hacker is identified “The term “hacker,” to many people, means an irresponsible, destructive criminal. Hackers break into computer systems. They intentionally release computer viruses. They steal sensitive personal, business, and government information. They steal money, crash websites, destroy files, and disrupt businesses. (pg. 230)” I agree with that quote, hackers are doing the harmful act of entering into someone’s privacy and gathering personal information with the intent to steal. Others may argue that the people are getting
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