Hacking is the most common form of cyber crime in these days. The reason why hackers indulge in this crime may vary from monetary gain to political interest or it may even be for the sake of sheer thrill. Hacking may be of different forms such as web-spoofing, e-mail bombing, trojan attacks, virus attacks, password cracking etc. In simple words hacking means seeking unauthorized access through computer network.
Web-jacking as a specie of hacking is nothing but forcefully taking over control of a website of someone else or the victim. The motive is usually ransom or attainment of some illegal political purpose.
E-mail bombing means sending large number of mails to the victim which may be an individual or a company to cause confusion and harassment.
Trojan is an unauthorized program which gain control over another’s system by representing itself as an authorized program.
The administrator of any website has a password and a username, then only he may use to upload files from his computer o the webserver where his website hosted. This password remains secret with the administrator. If a hacker gets hold of this username and password, then he can pretend to the administrator.
Computer hackers may affect the commercial websites or e-mail systems thus paralyzing the entire business.
As a result we must have to protect the hacking. For protecting hacking may of the multinational company also taking steps. Now, Most of the country has cyber crime law to protect hacking and other cyber crimes.
Md. Shahnewaz Zwaki Advocate The Supreme Court of Bangladesh (High Court Division).