Hackers Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Hackers

#1. While many hackers have the knowledge, skills, and tools to attack computer systems, they generally lack the motivation to cause violence or severe economic or social harm. - Author: Dorothy Denning
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#2. While the vast majority of hackers may be disinclined towards violence, it would only take a few to turn cyber terrorism into reality. - Author: Dorothy Denning
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#3. Nd the reason is is if you put a backdoor in, hackers can presumably get a hold of that backdoor as well and break it open. So you make systems less secure for everyone if you do that. - Author: Rod Beckstrom
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#4. These are the bozos. They are graspers and self-promoters, shameless resume padders, people who describe themselves as "product marketing professionals," "growth hackers," "creative rockstar interns," and "public speakers. - Author: Dan Lyons
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#5. I met a lot of hackers, and some of them were very arrogant. They thought I was stupid because I couldn't follow what they were talking about. But then I met this great guy whom companies hire to find their security holes, and he was very good about explaining so I could understand. - Author: David Lagercrantz
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#6. Let's just hope that all the world is run by Bill Gates before the Perl hackers can destroy it. - Author: Erik Naggum
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#7. Should we fear hackers? Intention is at the heart of this discussion. - Author: Kevin Mitnick
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#8. For the first time, individual hackers could afford to have home machines comparable in power and storage capacity to the minicomputers of ten years earlier - Unix engines capable of supporting a full development environment and talking to the Internet. - Author: Eric S. Raymond
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#9. A utopian future where we shed our bodies and upload our minds into computers and live forever, virtual, immortal, disembodied. Heaven for hackers. - Author: Brian Christian
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#10. This is our world now The world of the electron and the switch, the beauty of the baud. - Author: Loyd Blankenship
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#11. I am well aware of the facts presented by numerous security experts on the many ways in which the United States' digital networks have come under siege by cybercriminals and under daily assault by hackers in league with various foreign governments. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#12. I think the thing that our government lacks - just about more than anything else - is technological competence. We have some of the greatest white-hat hackers in the world here in the U.S., but the government seems to be technologically illiterate. - Author: John McAfee
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#13. Where there's a will, there's a way. Hackers tend to find a way. Code is also expanding. More lines of code means more probability that there is an exploit that can be [used]. - Author: Michael Demon Calce
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#14. Coding and technical chops are now an essential part of being a great marketer. Growth hackers are a hybrid of marketer and coder ... - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#15. The smartest hackers understand that their skill at hacking technology may be less important than their skill at hacking the digital marketplace. - Author: Douglas Rushkoff
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#16. Garbage can provide important details for hackers: names, telephone numbers, a company's internal jargon. - Author: Kevin Mitnick
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#17. Computer hackers are the true journalists in the 21st Century. The old journalism is worse than dead. It is unreliable to the point that it is nothing more than a nuisance, an obstacle in the pursuit of truth. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#18. Service disruptions have to be avoided or at least resolved as quickly as possible. When the Internet goes down, consumers don't notice the difference between a technical malfunction, an act of sabotage by hackers or a military attack. - Author: Thomas De Maiziere
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#19. It is only the inadequacy of the criminal code that saves the hackers from very serious prosecution. - Author: Ken Thompson
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#20. I'm a hacker, but I'm the good kind of hackers. And I've never been a criminal. - Author: Mikko Hypponen
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#21. You're allowed to want different things in bed than you do in your normal everyday life. - Author: Meredith Wild
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#22. New security loopholes are constantly popping up because of wireless networking. The cat-and-mouse game between hackers and system administrators is still in full swing. - Author: Kevin Mitnick
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#23. Hackers are breaking the systems for profit. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is big business. - Author: Kevin Mitnick
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#24. Most hackers graduate from Unix and Linux platforms. They know them intimately. They don't try to exploit them - Author: Dean Stockwell
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#25. Hackers are seen as shadowy figures with superhuman powers that threaten civilization. - Author: Mitch Kapor
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#26. I've got six months to sort out the hackers, get the Japanese knotweed under control and find an acceptable form of narcissus. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#27. There are proxies, proxy servers on the internet, and this is very typical for hackers to use. They create what are called proxy chains where they gain access to a number of different systems around the world, sometimes by hacking these, and they use them as sort of relay boxes. - Author: Edward Snowden
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#28. Be very careful. We suggest getting a book on HTML to avoid becoming a real legend in the hacker world. Putting up a web page before you know how to put up a web page is generally a very bad idea. The .gov sites are an exception. - Author: Emmanuel Goldstein
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#29. The Hacker Way is an approach to building that involves continuous improvement and iteration. Hackers believe that something can always be better, and that nothing is ever complete. - Author: Mark Zuckerberg
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#30. So... what was the reason to don't be social!???
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Oh, thanks Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution for reminding me. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#31. Hackers rarely have full knowledge of the technology stack of a target. - Author: John McAfee
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#32. Never underestimate the determination of a kid who is time-rich and cash-poor. - Author: Cory Doctorow
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#33. Well, take the evolution of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It began as hackers' rights. Then it became general civil liberties of everybody - government stay away. - Author: Esther Dyson
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#34. I've never really been associated with the hackers very much. I am sympathetic to them. I understand how their mind works. It's like a child that is born and wants to explore every little - open up every little drawer there is and find out how the world works. - Author: Steve Wozniak
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#35. Hackers are nerdy, pasty, tubby, little geeks with triple thick glasses and this is probably a demented otaku with smelly feet. So catching him will be a breeze! - Author: Keiko Nobumoto
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#36. My parents had a software company making children's software for the Apple II+, Commodore 64 and Acorn computers. They hired these teenagers to program the software, and these guys were true hackers, trying to get more colors and sound and animation out of those computers. - Author: Bre Pettis
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#37. Out in the field, any connection with home just makes you weaker. It reminds you that you were once civilized, soft; and that can get you killed faster than a bullet through the head. - Author: Henry Mosquera
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#38. The workstation-class machines built by Sun and others opened up new worlds for hackers. - Author: Eric S. Raymond
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#39. I love being a businessman much more than being a hacker. - Author: Kim Dotcom
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#40. There's beauty in people who reinvent themselves. Actors live a thousand lives, as do hackers ... the personality can play around forever. - Author: Shia Labeouf
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#41. It's less about technology for me, and more about religion. [on hacking] - Author: Adrian Lamo
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#42. Those in authority tend to be annoyed by hackers' general attitude of disobedience. But that disobedience is a byproduct of the qualities that make them good programmers. - Author: Paul Graham
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#43. Berkeley hackers liked to see themselves as rebels against soulless corporate empires. - Author: Eric S. Raymond
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#44. An element of virtually every national security threat and crime problem the FBI faces is cyber-based or facilitated. We face sophisticated cyber threats from state-sponsored hackers, hackers for hire, organized cyber syndicates, and terrorists. - Author: James Comey
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#45. Growth hackers are a hybrid of marketer and coder, one who looks at the traditional question of "How do I get customers for my product?" and answers with A/B tests, landing pages, viral factor, email deliverability, and Open Graph. . . . - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#46. As economic life relies more and more on the Internet, the potential for small bands of hackers to launch devastating attacks on the world economy is growing. - Author: Evgeny Morozov
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#47. It is not just software glitches and corrupted memory cards that should be on the minds of election officials. Hackers pose another very real problem whereby an election could be tilted towards a favored candidate. - Author: Bob Barr
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#48. There are more hackers breeding every day, and more brilliant minds are turning into hackers. Security has advanced, but so have hackers. - Author: Michael Demon Calce
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#49. Everything about Mark Zuckerberg is pure hacker. Hackers don't take realities of the world for granted; they seek to break and rebuild what they don't like. They seek to outsmart the world. - Author: Sarah Lacy
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#50. Most hackers are young because young people tend to be adaptable. As long as you remain adaptable, you can always be a good hacker. - Author: Emmanuel Goldstein
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#51. Wicked Tribe, Rooling Tribe! is the mejor hacker tribe. Too small, too fast, too scientific! - Author: Tad Williams
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#52. In the hacking world, security is more of a response than a proactive measure. They wait for hackers to attack and then they patch, based on the attacks. - Author: Michael Demon Calce
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#53. Hackers often describe what they do as playfully creative problem solving. - Author: Heather Brooke
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#54. See, unlike most hackers, I get little joy out of figuring out how to install the latest toy. - Author: Jamie Zawinski
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#55. Younger hackers are hard to classify. They're probably just as diverse as the old hackers are. We're all over the map. - Author: Larry Wall
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#56. Okay, so divers have mastered a large body of occult knowledge. That explains their general resemblance to hackers, albeit physically fit hackers. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#57. No one messes around with a nerd's computer and escapes unscathed. - Author: E.A. Bucchianeri
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#58. If you wanna know how not secure you are, just take a look around. Nothing's secure. Nothing's safe. I don't hate technology, I don't hate hackers, because that's just what comes with it, without those hackers we wouldn't solve the problems we need to solve, especially security. - Author: Fred Durst
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#59. As the world becomes more digitalized, there are more entry points for hackers. - Author: Michael Demon Calce
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#60. The hackers don't want to destroy the network. They want to keep it running, so they can keep making money from it. - Author: Vinton Cerf
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#61. Lincoln had pictured himself building firewalls and protecting the newspaper from dangerous hackers - - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#62. Those North Korean hackers are at it again. Earlier today they leaked Santa's naughty list. - Author: David Letterman
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#63. Everybody knows if it's on the Internet, some brilliant hacker can get at it. - Author: Lesley Stahl
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#64. God is a hacker, not an engineer - Author: Francis Crick
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#65. To guys like Mark, time was another weapon of the establishment, like alphabetical order. The great engineers, hackers - they didn't function under the same time constraints as everyone else. - Author: Ben Mezrich
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#66. It is widely grokked that cats have the hacker nature - Author: Eric S. Raymond
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#67. Are hackers a threat? The degree of threat presented by any conduct, whether legal or illegal, depends on the actions and intent of the individual and the harm they cause. - Author: Kevin Mitnick
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#68. The openness on which Apple had built its original empire had been completely reversed - but the spirit was still there among users. Hackers vied to 'jailbreak' the iPhone, running new apps on it despite Apple's desire to keep it closed. - Author: Jonathan Zittrain
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#69. Hackers in Hollywood movies are phenomenal; all they need to do is: "c: hack into fbi - Author: Various
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#70. Social engineering has become about 75% of an average hacker's toolkit, and for the most successful hackers, it reaches 90% or more. - Author: John McAfee
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#71. A lot of hackers set up scam sites. They can impersonate a site like PayPal, for instance. - Author: Michael Demon Calce
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#72. If Orwell had a chance to write 1984 from the vantage point of 1984 instead of 1948, perhaps he would have seen the class of hackers instead of the proles as a threat to Big Brother's rule. - Author: Ishmael Reed
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#73. Central tenets of the Hacker Ethic: the free flow of information, particularly information that helped fellow hackers understand, explore, and build systems. - Author: Steven Levy
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#74. As a matter of fact, yeah, they were foolproof. The problem is that you don't have to protect yourself against fools. You have to protect yourself against people like me. - Author: Jeffery Deaver
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#75. Back in my era, hacking was all about messing with other hackers. It was a hacker war. - Author: Michael Demon Calce
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#76. To hackers, a program was an organic entity that had a life independent from that of its author. - Author: Steven Levy
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#77. So it's not an architectural masterpiece. When Da5id and Hiro and the other hackers wrote The Black Sun, they didn't have enough money to hire architects or designers, so they just went in for simple geometric shapes. The avatars milling around the entrance don't seem to care. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#78. She noted the lack of female hardware hackers, and was enraged at the male hacker obsession with technological play and power. - Author: Steven Levy
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#79. I seem to be getting a lot of things pushed my way that are strong women. It's like people see Hackers and they send me offers to play tough women with guns, the kind who wear no bra and a little tank top. I'd like to play strong women who are also very feminine. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#80. Humans make mistakes. Programmers are bound to make mistakes. Hackers, you can bet your life, are going to be there to exploit those mistakes. - Author: Michael Demon Calce
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#81. In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that. - Author: Linus Torvalds
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#82. Celebrities, make it harder for hackers to get nude pics of you from your computer by not putting nude pics of yourself on the computer. - Author: Ricky Gervais
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#83. I am not a wishing well with legs.
(Paraphrasing Babylon 5's Londo Mollari, repeately, when asked to perform hacking functions for strangers.) - Author: Adrian Lamo
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#84. I admire these phone hackers. I think they have a lot of patience. I can't even be bothered to check my OWN voicemails. - Author: Andrew Lawrence
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#85. U.S. computer networks and databases are under daily cyber attack by nation states, international crime organizations, subnational groups, and individual hackers. - Author: John O. Brennan
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#86. Never send a boy to do a woman's job. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#87. Hackers are becoming more sophisticated in conjuring up new ways to hijack your system by exploiting technical vulnerabilities or human nature. Don't become the next victim of unscrupulous cyberspace intruders. - Author: Kevin Mitnick
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#88. I talked to the general counsel of the DNC, and he assures me that every step along the way, when we were notified of these issues, that we changed systems, changed procedures, but these hackers are so sophisticated that they changed procedures. - Author: Donna Brazile
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#89. The hackers who hacked into Sony have leaked the upcoming script for the new James Bond movie. Some of the executives said the news left them shaken but not stirred. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#90. If hackers, if anyone committing a criminal act, wants to reduce their risk, they obviously don't involve anybody else. The greater the circle of people that know what you're doing, the higher the risk. - Author: Kevin Mitnick
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#91. There are few sources of energy so powerful as a procrastinating college student. - Author: Paul Graham
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#92. "Story-tellers" should listen seriously to design and architecture without getting all literary and imperial about that. Hackers are arrogant geek romantics. They lack the attentive spirit of inquiry. - Author: Bruce Sterling
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#93. If I compared myself to my kids, they know everything, and they're like small little hackers. I feel also that my identity can be stolen; I'm very paranoid about it compared to other people in the younger generation. - Author: Michael Nyqvist
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#94. Dear 2600: Please help me to learn how to become an elite one day.
The first thing to learn is never to use the word elite as a noun. In fact, don't even use it as an adjective. It's radically lame. - Author: Emmanuel Goldstein
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#95. Because to hackers, passwords were even more odious than locked doors. - Author: Steven Levy
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#96. The intent of the individuals who created the DDoS attacks has nothing to do with hacking, and they are vandals, not hackers. - Author: Kevin Mitnick
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#97. Like painting, most software is intended for a human audience. And so hackers, like painters, must have empathy to do really great work. - Author: Paul Graham
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#98. I have a G4 at home. Theyre great machines for individual users, and I even know a few core Linux hackers who are having a lot of fun with them. But if you want to move the needle on the non-Microsoft desktop, youve got to look elsewhere. - Author: Nat Friedman
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#99. Our civilization is facing a radical, imminent mass change. The alternative to the hierarchical power structure is based on mutual aid and group consensus. As hackers we can learn these systems, manipulate these systems, and shut down these systems if we need to. - Author: Jeremy Hammond
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#100. The only thing that matters in this game is the score, something hackers never quite understand, even when they think they do. If you can't make a shot eighty percent of the time and there's a penalty if you don't, you shouldn't try it. Ever. No matter where you are. - Author: James Patterson
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