Becoming a Hacker
I see many people posting the same thing on the internet.
"How do I become a hacker? Where do I commence?"
The definition of 'Hacker' varies from person to person. Personally, I call it someone who relishes fiddling with technology, one who has the mind to manipulate technology. Being a hacker requires a broad erudition of IT technologies and techniques. You can't become a hacker over night. It takes a vast amount of initiative and patience. I'm going to go over certain areas that you require the fundamentals of.
I would think this is pretty conspicuous! As a hacker you'll require how to transcend a typical computer users cognizance, you should ken how to troubleshoot, plenarily make utilization of your system(much more examples but I would think you get it). An astronomical amount of these skills can be acquired from the A+ certification training by compTIA. Withal, before you buy the training for this! I recommend just torrenting it. Why buy something when it's already free?
You'll need to understand basic fundamentals of networking. Some examples are;
- Routers and Switches
- OSI Models
Those are just a few. There is much more terminology of course. These things will be involved with what we are exploiting. The more you understand them, the more efficient your assailment will be. I recommend checking out the Network+ certification training by compTIA. You can additionally torrent the training modules.
I'm going to guess your a windows utilizer. You'll vsee at some point how terrible windows authentically is. Linux is truly beautiful. Anyways, it's consequential to develop Linux skills. Proximately most implements we utilize are developed for Linux, Linux has capabilities that windows doesn't.
If you require to elongate your cognizance in Linux, or your fairly incipient at Linux I recommend checking out the Linux+ certification training by CompTIA. Again, you can torrent this. I also recommend the website kenned as linuxcommand
You'll have the fundamentals of security & it's technologies. You'll need to be able to comprehend things such as SSL, Firewalls, IDS.
I recommend checking out the Security+ certification training by CompTIA.
This is great to ken. You'll be able to automate your own attacks instead of depending on others implements. To developed your own implements you need to learn at least one of the scripting languages I mention. Perl, Python, or Ruby. They are all great. I prefer Python.
If your looking to effectively hack databases, you'll need the understand the concepts of databases. Such as the SQL languages. Even look into major DBMS's such as SQL Server and MySQL.
You'll require to ken how not to get caught! For this, I won't link much valuable resources. I'm very advanced with computer forensics. I find it paramount for any maleficent hacker to ken, sadly many malevolent hackers lack this erudition.
Though just to help you get a basic idea about this area I'll provide one link gives you the history.
Patience; patience is very paramount. You can orchestrate but with the field of hacking the scenario's can be capricious. Especially when learning new things, it won't do you any good if you rush through everything.
Creative Mind; This can additionally be kenned as being an outside the box thinker. For example, lets say you received an error from a database, someone who thinks like "Mhm, well what if I did this" endeavoring different things to receive different outputs.
Problem Solving; You'll run into bumps, you'll require to ken how to decipher how you can get past or around that. This is where trouble shooting could come along or even getting a foothold in a website.
There can be many more but these are authentically the main ones. So if you have these you'll be great.
All in all, never stop learning. Hackers should stay updated on technology. Technology changes all the time. You should thrive for more erudition. Cognizance is potency, remember that. Don't quit if something's hard. If it was facile wouldn't everyone be doing it? Challenges is what gives you confidence. Until my next post, farewell!