What if the LAN just requires you "cracking" the root password before you can steal the credit card numbers? It's still a hack?
Why does everyone think money is the motivation of hackers. It's not, it's script kiddies that want credit card numbers. And they aren't going to compramize a VPN that some corperation owns.
Note: a corperation won't have a LAN. They'll have a VPN.
Windows: A thirty-two bit extension and GUI shell to a sixteen bit patch to an eight bit operating system originally coded for a four bit microprocessor and sold by a two-bit company that can't stand one bit of competition.