Hacked Off: What you should know about social media hacking

Hacked Off: What you should know about social media hacking

As this article from How Stuff Works points out, hacking, where social media networks are concerned, is not the same animal as the common definition of hacking. That refers to using malicious code or backdoors in computer networks. Once in, these hackers set about damaging entire systems or stealing proprietary information. This kind of hacking requires a great deal of technical skill, coding know-how and super-fast keyboarding ability. Well if films are anything to go by anyway.