White hat (computer security) One of the first instances of an ethical hack being used was a "security evaluation" conducted by the United States Air Force of the Multics operating systems for "potential use as a two-level (secret/top secret) system." Their evaluation found that while Multics was "significantly better than other conventional systems," it also had "... vulnerabilities in hardware security, software security and procedural security" that could be uncovered with "a relatively low level of effort." The authors performed their tests under a guideline of realism, so that their results would accurately represent the kinds of access that an intruder could potentially achieve. The Hacker's Ethics The idea of a "hacker ethic" is perhaps best formulated in Steven Levy's 1984 book, Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution. Levy came up with six tenets: Access to computers - and anything which might teach you omething about the way the world works - should be unlimited and total. Always yield to the Hands-On imperative! All information should be free. Mistrust authority - promote decentralization.
Access Any Website Or Forum Without Registering Visit any forum or website to find something useful and they will ask you to register. Every time a forum asks me to register, I simply close the site. You would probably do the same. But this time, lets face it. Before I begin, you should know how things work. Why the World Need Hackers Now: The Link Between Open Source Development & Cultural Evolution I’ve been brushing up on the work of Eric S. Raymond, an open source software advocate and author of ‘The Cathedral and the Bazaar,’ in preparation for meeting and interviewing him at next week’s Culture Conference in Philly and Boston. Raymond has written extensively about the attitudes and ethos of hackers, the mechanisms of open-source development, and the relationship between motivation and reputation in a gift economy.
Hacker ethic While some tenets of hacker ethic were described in other texts like Computer Lib/Dream Machines (1974) by Ted Nelson, Levy appears to have been the first to document both the philosophy and the founders of the philosophy. Levy explains that MIT housed an early IBM 704 computer inside the Electronic Accounting Machinery (EAM) room in 1959. This room became the staging grounds for early hackers, as MIT students from the Tech Model Railroad Club sneaked inside the EAM room after hours to attempt programming the 30-ton, 9-foot-tall (2.7 m) computer. The hacker ethic was described as a "new way of life, with a philosophy, an ethic and a dream".
s Complete Guide to Windows 7 @cjmazur: How short-sighted and prejudice can an Apple fanboi get!? "Looking at Microsoft's history with operating system launches, let's look at the possible outcome." I mean I know it's not uncommon for you guys to crotch-nurse from 'ol Stevie, but is it possible for you to come up with an original thought of your own without regurgitating the BS that Apple commercials feed you? Ok, ok assuming you're not just spewing Apple's new propaganda commercial to the threads, do you honestly not realize how prejudice & bigoted you sound? Do you also look at someone's name see it's German and immediately assume that looking at their nationality's history that person will commit genocide against a whole people?
Hacker Manifesto It was written after the author's arrest, and first published in the underground hacker ezine Phrack and can be found on many websites, as well as on t-shirts and in films. Considered a cornerstone of hacker culture, The Manifesto acts as a guideline to hackers across the globe, especially those new to the field. It serves as an ethical foundation for hacking, and asserts that there is a point to hacking that supersedes selfish desires to exploit or harm other people, and that technology should be used to expand our horizons and try to keep the world free. Icons of the Web December 18, 2013: The Nmap Project is pleased to release our new and improved Icons of the Web project! Since our free and open source Nmap Security Scanner software is all about exploring networks at massive scale, we started by scanning the top million web sites for 2013 (as ranked by the analytics company Alexa). We then downloaded each site's favicon—the small icon displayed next to a site title in browser bookmarks and tabs. We scaled the icons in proportion to each site's monthly reach (popularity) and placed them in a giant collage.
Ethical Hacking Tutorials There’s a seemingly endless number of free open-source tools for penetration testing, and most of them seem to gravitate around the Kali Linux distribution. But with so many free tools, it’s easy to miss out on some of the best ones. So today we’re going to take a closer look at Armitage, define what it is, and define how it works. However, there’s a few things that you need to know before we start digging into the dirty details of how to use this tool. Naturally, I do have to give a brief warning before we get started, too.
How To Become A Hacker 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. HackerspaceWiki Hackerspaces are community-operated physical places, where people can meet and work on their projects. This website is for Anyone and Everyone who wants to share their hackerspace stories and questions with the global hackerspaces community. Regular Events Call-in - Call-ins provide an opportunity for existing hackerspaces to provide an update and highlight upcoming events, and new/planned hackerspaces can ask questions. First Sunday each month. Synchronous Hackathon - Hackerspaces worldwide use the internet to interact and hack for the weekend.