Hacking: Pluses and Minuses

by Nataliia Vasylyna | April 20, 2017 10:44 am

Nowadays hacking is rather popular. Some people are engaged in hacking activity because of personal illegal profit, using confidential or personal information for blackmailing or something like this. For others, it is just the way to have some fun.

What troubles can hacking cause?

Of course, the hacking activity can be quite dangerous and cause terrible results. But, nevertheless, in some cases, hacking may be very useful tool for both the end users and the IT specialists.

The developers of software products try to prevent potential malicious attacks with the help of different types of software testing. This can be security testing[2], penetration checking, vulnerability testing, security auditing, access control testing[3], etc.

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Endnotes:
  1. penetration testing: http://qatestlab.com/services/is-your-software-secure/penetration-testing/
  2. security testing: http://qatestlab.com/services/Is-Your-Software-Secure/security-testing/
  3. access control testing: http://qatestlab.com/services/is-your-software-secure/access-control-testing/
  4. How to Select a Penetration Testing Service Provider?: http://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/03/07/penetration-testing-provider/
  5. 7 Types of Security Testing: http://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/02/07/security-testing-types/
  6. What Are the Threats of Software Products?: http://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/03/22/software-products-threats/
  7. What Is WPA?: http://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/03/03/wifi-protected-access/
  8. Security Testing Myths: http://blog.qatestlab.com/2017/02/15/security-testing-myths/

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