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"Hacker" term abuse

Posted 01-22-2010 at 12:02 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 01-22-2010 at 12:03 PM by Web31337
Tags cracker, hacker

I blogged this note, to link to it, so I won't have to write the same things everytime.
If you were linked here, probably you failed to remember the actual meaning of word "hacker" (due to reading newspapers or watching news where stupids telling you a legends of script kiddies as of a legendary warriors) and you used it in a wrong context on LinuxQuestions.Org forums.

So here's your chance to fix that broken file on your heardrive.

Hacker will never...
Posted in etc, security
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Help prevent kernel and software cracking: reminder

Posted 01-13-2010 at 07:01 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

I've made this post as a reminder, to link to it from forum.
Probably, if you were linked here, you had troubles when someone gained root at your system.

The problem I'm writing this post about is kernel/software cracking.
Many people had troubles with crackers who gained root at their servers or desktops. Some of users had all permissions and privileges set up correctly but still got kernel BOF'ed and rooted.
For instance, let us take most exploitable vulnerability,...
Posted in security
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