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Not My Trees - Hacking
Episode 24 – Bypass Hotspot’s Access Controls July 14th, 2009 by Patchy
Hello everyone, I have been reading and going to this site for a few months now and I finally joined. I always read great articles in the Grey Hat aspect of this site, and i have been inspired to dive deeper into the culture of hacking and programming. I want to know how to hack, but i do not know where to begin.
Inside Scoop: Hacking into iOS LAS VEGAS -- While Apple was making its decidedly lackluster Black Hat debut just one floor up, security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski was explaining the dark art of iOS app hacking to a smaller but still crowded room.
Hackers built their own GSM network at Defcon, Ninja Tel, and distributed customized Android phones with fun apps.
At Defcon, Kevin Bankston of the Center for Democracy and Technology and cryptography expert Matt Blaze discussed the legal and ethical ins and outs of Wi-Fi interception. (Credit: Elinor Mills/CNET)
The Black Hat conference takes place in Las Vegas this week, where hackers, security experts and representatives from major companies meet to discuss all things relating to information security.
There's nothing inherently wrong with a product you buy off the shelf, but there's definitely something awesome about hacking it to make it better.
A password cracker program, often called a password recovery tool or a password unlocker/reset tool, is a software program used to "crack" a password, either by discovering the password outright, bypassing the encryption by removing the password, or bypassing the need for a password by changing the way the program or file works.
The Federal Aviation Administration's next-generation air traffic control systems are vulnerable to hackers, who could send fake airplane signals to towers or track private planes carrying famous people.
Edited by Benjamin Millard, Jack Herrick, Travis Derouin, Tom Viren and 230 others Primarily, hacking was used in the "good old days" for learning information about systems and IT in general. In recent years, thanks to a few villian actors, hacking has taken on dark connotations.
Software cracking is the modification of software to remove or disable features which are considered undesirable by the person cracking the software, usually related to protection methods : ( copy protection , protection against the manipulation of software), trial/demo version, serial number, hardware key, date checks, CD check or software annoyances like nag screens and adware.
Prabhaker Mateti Department of Computer Science and Engineering Wright State University Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001 This article is scheduled to appear in “The Handbook of Information Security”, Hossein Bidgoli (Editor-in-Chief), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005.
If movies are to be believed, hackers are mostly kept busy fighting the man with CGI animations of smiley faces, or else dwelling in the darkest corners of their mothers' basements and doing purely nerdy stuff that never affects the real world. But neither assumption is true: Hacking does not look like a rad skateboarder busting a kickflip over an onyx tower, and hackers do gain access to things that can affect your daily life ... and sometimes, even end it .