The History of the Word ‘Hack’ by Wrike Project Management Tools

When someone says the word ‘Hacking’ what pops on your mind?

Most of you think about some technically advanced cyber guys termed as ‘hackers’ gaining unauthorised access to your internet accounts. But, well, hacking is beyond the websites, the internet and even beyond the computer.

You will be shocked to know that this word originated in the Middle Ages around 1200.

Yes, you heard it absolutely right.

So, how did it arise? Read on the Infographic to find out. This Infographic brought to you by Wrike it collaboration tools.

It collects the mysterious journey of the word Hack from the pages of history to our modern world. Let’s follow the footprints 😉

The History of the Word ‘Hack’ - by Wrike project management tools

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Thank you for reading our post on the origin of the word Hack. I am sure you came to know about a lot of new (and old) hacks.

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Nirmal Sarkar
Nirmal Sarkar

Nirmal Sarkar is a Biotechnologist from the city of Joy, Kolkata. He is the founder of this blog and covers a wide range of topics from Gadgets to Software to Latest Offers. You can get in touch with him via

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