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Why We Hack: The Benefits of Disobedience - Lifehacker. @Unionhawk: I'd promote this further, but alas I can not.

Why We Hack: The Benefits of Disobedience - Lifehacker

Excellent point, when the article started talking about how music piracy was mostly from people concerned about their digital rights I lost interest. I doubt that piracy of music has much to do about anything other than "free" for the majority of people. As you said, breaking the encoding on your own disc for your own use is completely different than going to pirate bay for a new album. @Unionhawk: I think most rational and intelligent people would agree with you. However, the position of organizations such as the RIAA and MPAA is that there is NO difference between the two.

I was just thinking about this last week when I was trying to reactivate my legally purchased Vista key. I can honestly say I don't think I had ever pirated software before. Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 is the day Microsoft turned me into a pirate. @okolowicz: I understand the position that the RIAA et al have. How to gain access to system account the most powerful account in Windows. « Alien Eyes. There is an account in Microsoft Windows that is more powerful than the Administrator account in Windows Operating Systems.

How to gain access to system account the most powerful account in Windows. « Alien Eyes

That account is called System account it is similar to the root OR super user in the Linux/Unix world . I will show you how to access this system account in this article. You can use this facility for removing programs that are causing problems to your system, malware etc. Introduction If you look at the task manager (which can be launched by pressing [CTRL]+[ALT]+[DEL]) you will see some processes that are running with System level privileges. System is the highest account in Windows (like root),You can be a super power user by accessing the system account (even while you are logged in as a restricted user) Note: Accessing system account may cause serious problems.

Local system differs from an administrator account in that it has full control of the operating system, similar to root on a Unix machine. Check the name of the account you’ve logged into (Click start. Footholds - Google Hacking Database. We call them 'googledorks': Inept or foolish people as revealed by Google.

Footholds - Google Hacking Database

Whatever you call these fools, you've found the center of the Google Hacking Universe! Latest Google Hacking Entries Google Hacking Database Categories Footholds (31) Arrow Webzine. Internet users across the world have been warned that if they have the “Alureon/ DNS Changer bot” virus on their computers, they will lose their Internet connections. The virus “spoofs” popular websites in an attempt to steal personal information. The software found its way into thousands of computers worldwide last year. [...] Researchers in Germany claim to have for the first time cracked two encryption systems of satellite phones, a breakthrough in call deciphering which may threaten the security of such devices worldwide. A team at Ruhr University Bochum in Germany says that the cracked encryption algorithms, known as GMR-1 and GMR-2, are actually [...] Painfully Computer Pranks ~ Computer Hacking. Computer pranks to freak out your friends and make them crying for mummy I've been posting many articles about computer pranks on this blog (Deadly Virus Prank, The Ultimate Virus, How to Create a Fake and Harmless Virus and Facebook Virus Prank).

Today , I will show you 5 great computer pranks that will frustrate your victims very much. These pranks could be very painfully, so please use them at your own risk ;) 1. Crash a Computer System With Nothing But a URL! I stumbled across this URL while surfing the internet. 2. Know the Trade – Your IT Security Information Portal CISSP/CEH/CISA/Hacker and Penetration Testing Specialist. Google Hacking allintitle:Brains, Corp. camera.

Know the Trade – Your IT Security Information Portal CISSP/CEH/CISA/Hacker and Penetration Testing Specialist

Index of /content/downloads/pdf. PSN Down a Day after Hackers Promise Revenge on Sony. If you were having issues connecting to PlayStation Network or any of Sony’s websites, here’s the reason.

PSN Down a Day after Hackers Promise Revenge on Sony

Hacktivist group Anonymous, or a group claiming to them, went through with their earlier promise of exacting revenge on Sony for their treatment of the jailbreak scenario, and their “fellow hackers” GeoHot and Graf_Chokolo. Were they, weren't they? Sony websites were down for a while, as was PSN, but Sony said PSN was down due to undergoing “sporadic maintenance”. It’s funny, because Sony has nearly always informed users about upcoming outages and when they would occur, but strangely did not this time round.

Hmm I really can’t, for the life of me, figure out why. Anyway, posted below is the original warning sent out by the hacker group, which can only be called revolutionary pretense. Hackers' Retribution. How to Bypass Most Firewall Restrictions and Access the Internet Privately. Www.hsc.fr/ressources/articles/hakin9_googlehacking/CA-Hakin9-06-2008-googlehacking.pdf. How To Become A Hacker. Copyright © 2001 Eric S.

How To Become A Hacker

Raymond As editor of the Jargon File and author of a few other well-known documents of similar nature, I often get email requests from enthusiastic network newbies asking (in effect) "how can I learn to be a wizardly hacker? ". Back in 1996 I noticed that there didn't seem to be any other FAQs or web documents that addressed this vital question, so I started this one. A lot of hackers now consider it definitive, and I suppose that means it is. Still, I don't claim to be the exclusive authority on this topic; if you don't like what you read here, write your own. If you are reading a snapshot of this document offline, the current version lives at Note: there is a list of Frequently Asked Questions at the end of this document. Numerous translations of this document are available: ArabicBelorussianChinese, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, FrenchGerman, GreekItalianHebrew, Japanese, Lithuanian, Norwegian, PersianPortuguese (Brazilian), RomanianSpanish, Turkish, and Swedish. 1.