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What is Hacking?

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//siddhartha//

Stabbing my shoe
Can anyone tell me the most authentic definition of hacking? I would like to learn white hacking (no crime, only for more knowledge).. Can anyone inform me about good courses available on the net and a few hacking tools to understand software security better...
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cheetah

In the zone
Hard Work.

Its hard to be a real hacker.

I prefer you read and follow a book named Ethical Hacking by Ankit Fadia if u r a beginner.You can,t learn unless u rely upon these useless tools.

You can visit security search engine www.astalavista.com and try www.neworder.box.sk for tools and utilities ranging from port scanners to fake mailers etc.

Also its not a simple work to be a hacker.U need to work hard,there are no courses in india for that as i know.Also u have to read 3000 texts named RFCs,each RFC contain 20-30 pages.You have to learn them all by heart to be a true hacker.

Its really very hard but its interesting job.
 

swatkat

Technomancer
Now, hacking is different from cracking.
Hacking, also called Ethical Hacking, is done to test the security of the computer systems by breaking into it, like the real attacks, but no damage is made, this is to evaluate the security and then ethical hackers report it back to the owners.
But in Cracking, crackers break into the system to deliberately make damages to it.

Actually, Rooman Technologies has a course called EC Certified Ethical Hacking , in which some of the tips/tricks/methods used by the true blue hackers are taught, like DDos, System Hacking, Hackin WebServers, Session Hacking and more.

Reading books and trying/experimenting them on a system is the only way to become proficient in Hacking.........
 

chaos

Broken In
You might be bored initially but once you master the basics, hacking can be fun. If you ask me, the best way to learn hacking is to stay informed about the latest IE, outlook, Win XP exploits and most importantly: experimenting.

You don't have to deface a site to understand a particular exploit/trojan works. Just test it out on your friends (with their permission of course).
 

daj123

Journeyman
hacking is nothing but curiosity :twisted: One cannot teach you to be a hacker. You just are a hacker or you arent ;)
 

Ethan_Hunt

Aspiring Novelist
ravinder012 said:
Try ur hands on trojans u will definetely enjoy hacking (atleast being script kiddie). :wink:

And None Of U mind reading this:

* No posts related to anything illegal.
Do not post / discuss / link to anything related to hacking / warez / cracks / pornography, etc. Piracy, and anything related to it is not allowed on this forum. Exchange /sale of pirated software / music / games / movies, etc., is forbidden

Only to tell ya'll this discusion will later lead to stuff like trojans and other stuff.......MODSSSSSS Where art thou :?
 

foreveranuj

Broken In
gotta be in it....

Its more like DJing actually. Gotta be IN it to learn. But its fun....specially when you come to know of someone's credit card no.!!

I liked the difference b/ween Cracking and Hacking. That was a good post.

rgds
Anuj
 
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//siddhartha//

Stabbing my shoe
I wrote WHITE HACKING..

I asked in the beginning about White Hacking and nothing else.. HACKING is not all illegal.. Software giants employ hackers to find loopholes in their software which can be fixed there by enabling stronger security of the software... GROW UP !

allwyndlima wrote:
* No posts related to anything illegal.
Do not post / discuss / link to anything related to hacking / warez / cracks / pornography, etc. Piracy, and anything related to it is not allowed on this forum. Exchange /sale of pirated software / music / games / movies, etc., is forbidden
 

theraven

Technomancer
why are u being soo difficult ?
did u see alwwyns complete post?
he quoted ravinder and then stated the rules
clearing meaning that RAVINDER broke the rule while talkin abt TROJANS and encouraging it
so why dont u take ur time and read the post carefully before u go on a rampage ?

btw it isnt white hacking .. its called ethical hacking
and yes it is not illegal .. and there are courses offered in institutes as well
so do a little more research outside and on the net
 

daj123

Journeyman
TheRaven, that is a bad defination of a hacker. One of the greatest hackers of our time, Kevin Mitnick, wrote in his book - "The Art Of Deception"

...Back then we used the term hacker to mean a person who spent a great deal of time tinkering with hardware and software, either to develop more efficient programs or to bypass unnecessary steps and get the job done more quickly...

So there is a definite difference between a hacker and a cracker. A hacker is considered a security specialist. He is one who protects a system using the knowledge he has while a cracker has the same knowledge as the hacker but he uses it for malicious purposes.

The definition that google or whatever gave you is that of cracking and NOT hacking.
 

Ethan_Hunt

Aspiring Novelist
khin007 said:
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[Edited Batty] Link Removed .. Please concern your discussion to what is called ethical hacking ..

Didnt u read the Forum rules mannnnnnn :evil: :evil: :x

havin posted the rules in this thread even doent make a diff for these people :x

@//siddhartha// Now U Grow Up pal.....see where ur thread is leadin out too....These newbies just dun seem to understand and post whatever they want and Then Fire us up........Sheeeeeezzzzzzzzz :twisted: man Raven ur were right these newbies really dun wanna listen and go on a rampage :lol:

Modssss Plzzz lock the thread :wink:
 

Tech&ME

Banned
I am feeling GROWN-UP already by reading this topic !!!

Even I was always interested in this stuff.

Can anyone tell me or give me a link to learn Ethical Hacking by correspondence course please.
 

Tech&ME

Banned
I am not interested in what khin007 says.

I Request to all ppl please do not post anythink here that does not discuss "ethical hacking" .

And khin007 please delete your thread from this topic, this does not relate to Ethical Hacking. To delete your thread from this topic click on the X button ( u can see this khin007 ). thanks,
 
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//siddhartha//

Stabbing my shoe
Well, I feel allwyndlima is right! Guys, plz understand that all you can discuss here is white hacking.. OR I will need 2 close this page... Plz..... Thanks, allwyndlima I think you are right.... Plz don't point to illegal sites.. I only pointed out this topic so that people might find out the real essence of what HACKING is and even use it to help others... Plz don't discuss anything regarding trojans, warez, etc.. Well, these analogue novices need 2 surely put in their brains....
:idea: Use your brain and make the topic more interesting, not illegal....
 
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//siddhartha//

Stabbing my shoe
GROW UP khin 007

khin 007 plz remove your thread after you log on to this forum.... Plz... :cry: I did not like this gesture of urs...
 
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