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Atharv Patil 01-11-2012 03:32 AM

Hacking and Linux
I know that linux is way good to learning hacking and some similar things. So how do i start learning how to hack using Linux (for edu purpose). And which distro will be good?

EricTRA 01-11-2012 03:36 AM


You're walking along a thin line in my opinion, don't cross it! There's a small difference between what you refer to as hacking (search the internet for the correct term, or here on LQ there's also a thread discussing difference between hacking and cracking I believe) and penetration testing. The one you are referring to is against the LQ rules when it comes to posting whilst penetration testing is not AFAIK. If you want to learn anything on the subject, search Google, read documentation, download something like BackTrack and learn how to use the tools in it for penetration testing.

Kind regards,


Atharv Patil 01-11-2012 04:02 AM

Ok thanks. Thanks for mentioning it. I too wanted to mention software penetration but i forgot. Thanks for remembring me about the forum rules.

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