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white hat vs. black hat

[ hwahyt-hat, wahyt ]
/ ˈʰwaɪt ˈhæt, ˈwaɪt /

noun
  1. a virtuous hero, especially in a cowboy movie; good guy.
  2. a hacker who violates the security of a system with the knowledge and consent of the owner or developer in order to test the code, without malicious intent.
[ blak-hat ]
/ ˈblæk ˈhæt /

  1. a villain, as in a cowboy movie; bad guy.
  2. a hacker who violates the security of a system without the knowledge or consent of the owner or developer, as for personal profit or for the gratification of causing damage.

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