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Distribution: Mandrake 9.1 is sooooo easy that patrick starr could use it
hacking in linux, and cryptography
Hey guys I will be honest, one of the prime reasons I got linux was for hacking, but I got 10x more than I asked I want to know, any good new tutorials for hacking in linux? What should I do to learn to hack in linux, read up on what specifically? I dont want to download a program off the internet and make it do hacking for me I want to learn it, and no I am not black hat I want to make a network security job out of this, or a science project, so help please
Also cryptography, can anyone help me on getting started to write my own code
What do you mean by "hacking"? It's such a broad term. I use it in the kitchen when I hack together some spicy chicken soup....
I think hacking is questioning and improvising solutions to a problem. What problems do you want to hack?
Honesty is a good thing. Unfortunately you can not rely on it to have the effect you aim for in other people. You're also confusing the term "hacker" with "cracker". A hacker modifies or adds to code, usually making something work better. There are no "white hat" hackers as hacking is a benign business. After all all of Linux/GNU is basically a hack job :-] A cracker tries to modify code for malicious reasons.
What both hackers and crackers have in common is a continuing quest for knowledge and understanding, persistence and the ability to think outside trodden paths.
If you're a hacker you started somewhere in the middle of code looking for something you wish you could muck with, realize you don't know zilch and go hide in the corner with some interpreted languages, C, C++ docs. After 2 hours you emerge presenting your first "hello world" app that's able to phone home, do the dishes, kill sockets and burn cds in one go :-]
Shortly after that you start harassing Marcello, Alan and Linus why they implemented X in such a %$#@!&%$&@# way... You're a hacker, you know what you want, and if you don't know where to find it you damn well have ways to find it. You're OK.
If you're a cracker you use MICROS~1 initially, boast on IRC you're way leet, spend 2 months coming up with a handle to reflect that and after being flamed to hell start wondering why bots aren't allowed in your shell account. You've read all of Phrack, Fravia, the HCU, gotten into fights with any site that offers "challenges", THC, box.sk, SoldierX, and a few more people you don't even know the name of, have received strange messages about breast enlargements and shortly after that present your first app that really does nothing, and you wonder why. You're a cracker, you know there's something you want besides root on every box, and if you don't know where to find it you damn well stoop to using the whole Packetstorm arsenal to get it. You're, well, not so OK :-]
So, if you're honest, tell us what you REALLY want...
Distribution: Mandrake 9.1 is sooooo easy that patrick starr could use it
well guys i would like to say unlike justlinux.com, you arent assholes, you are kind and mannered(sorry for the language) I want to learn how to be a hacker, not a cracker, in the process of learning how to be contradictary to a cracker, do you not learn how to be a cracker I want to use cryptography to help me secure networks, I also want to learn how to crack....... ahhhhhh its sooooo hard to choose i wil learn both
Hey if you want to be a hacker, try picking up a book, reading through some Perl, C++, TCL, and any other programming language heavily used in Linux. I would suggest Python, its nice. Also, pick up a TCP/IP book, that way you will get a better understanding of how TCP Stacks work.
All I could access was the HDC BBS and I just read this and a few messages and it seemed OK as far as I could tell. Here is their sticky
HDC Rules, Read Before Posting!!!
Pay ATTENTION all you NEWBIES
If you want to be respected and not considered lame, I suggest that all of you who are not using proper ENGLISH and SPELLING to please use the DICTIONARY, it is the yellow button you see when you are replying to a message. Good hackers use good spelling and english. We cannot understand your street slang nor do we care to even try. Improper spelling gives you improper answers. So use the DICTIONARY . If the ENGLISH language is your first language then you should apply the above.
Posting on how to hack hotmail, how to send virus out to other or to use trojans to hack is a no, no, this also includes the porn sites, this also includes spamming of other BBS boards. Do not post this on the BBS , it is a sure way to loose your rights to use this board.
Do Not Ask How To Hack Hotmail On This BBS Board!!Read the following RULES . We have ZERO TOLERANCE, you will be REMOVED WITHOUT WARNING.
The following is a simple list to help you understand how to behave. (And it saddens me that some of you have to be told.)
No threats allowed. No death threats, no bomb threats, no threats of harm to anyone or their property. (Some discussions get heated, thats fine, but be an adult and work it out.)
We log all IP addresses that frequent this board so think of that before you try something stupid.
This board is primarily for asking questions to enhance one's education in the field of Computer Science (hacking)
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