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    Jul 28, 2016, 10:41 AM
    Why hat word is used for hackers?
    Why the word hat is used in hacking world ?
    Like white hat hackers and grey and black hat hackers
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    Jul 28, 2016, 10:50 AM
    Goes back to Western Movies... the evil bad guy always wore a Black hat, the virtuous good guys always wore a white hat... grey implies a bit less than virtuous, but not evil either.

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