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Originally the term 'hacking' was coined in MIT and had a positive connotation, referring to experts who have intricate knowledge of systems. PAGE 731 of the (ISC)2 official study guide states,"The original definition of a hacker is a technology enthusiast that does not have malicious intent whereas a cracker or attacker is malicious."

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