Why We Hack: The Benefits of Disobedience - Lifehacker Sometimes disobedience is necessary and good when rules fail us, and it's at the core of why we hack. Hacking is a means of expressing dissatisfaction, confounding the mechanism, and ultimately doing better. Here's why it's so important. Much of today's entertainment focuses on vigilantes, serial killers, and traditionally bad people.
There is an account in Microsoft Windows that is more powerful than the Administrator account in Windows Operating Systems. 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.
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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 [...]
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.
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PSN Down a Day after Hackers Promise Revenge on Sony I f you were having issues connecting to PlayStation Network or any of Sony’s websites, here’s the reason. 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?
Copyright © 2001 Eric S. 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.