I finally realized a reason to express my disdain of calling someone getting ahold of your username/password and defacing/deleting the account hacking.
It’s the same as if someone robbed you, the first thing police look for is a sign of forced entry. If they can just type in the account information, it’s not hacking, unless they found that info from actually hacking elsewhere.
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- philwrir said: People are fucking stupid though. Keyloggers and the like arent hacking either. Hell, I still hesitate to use the term for anything but what it was originally used for. Meaning unauthorized modifications of other peoples work to improve them.
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