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Hacking Help

I am a rookie hacker and I was looking for a little help learning how to hack. So if any hacker is willing to give me a bit of assistence or a apprenticeship. Please reply.

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ok i want to learn everything!!!!!!!!
Goodhart8 years ago
What are we talking, hardware, software, phreek ? I started out as a hardware hacker as a youth....took things apart, first to find out how they worked, and then to see if I could improve them or make them serve another function, especially if they were broken...
Hacker of EveryThing (author)  Goodhart8 years ago
I would say software hacking maybe some hardware and I don't know what a phreek is. So if you still want to help me please reply, and tell me what a phreek is.
Phreeking (Phreaking ?), popular back in the days of the MA Bell monopoly (telephone) involved various ways of discovery of the workings of the phone system (may "boxes" were made of "various colors" depending on their function, free calls, free long distance, etc.). It has now come to mean anything to do with TelCom or VOX, or VoIP.

Hardware hacking is simply as I described. It is fun, not illegal (as long as you own the equipment, and do not interfere with the freedoms of others), and can produce some very handy devices.

Software, I am pretty much learning as I go (I have never personally done any real phreaking) I apologize for my spelling ).
Hacker of EveryThing (author)  Goodhart8 years ago
Oh ok then I am just talking about software hackaing then.
I'm not sure exactly what you aim to learn, but remember learning hacking without knowing how to write programs is like learning to jack cars when you don't know how to drive. (Note here I'm, assuming you mean hacking as in getting into the workings of systems to get at information that is meant to be inaccessible)

Most of the actual hacker community use "hacking" to mean taking stuff apart to see how it works, making new and innovative things and generally experimenting- they use "cracking" to refer to illegal access and all that. Unsurprisingly, you will get a lot more sympathy here investigating hacking than cracking.

I would suggest you investigate the common languages (C and C++, Java, Python, Perl, Javascript etc. which all have their own particular niches) and find a language you would like to know more about. C is good for high-performance software, Java is designed for networking, Python is all-purpose and meant to be "friendly" to learn, Javascript is for web applications, ... then when you have a clear idea about what you want to get out of software hacking there are plenty of people around who would be happy to answer more specific questions. You can often get a good idea of what a language is good for by looking at what beginner tutorials get you to do (sort lists of numbers, draw shapes on screen, create an interactive web form).

If you want to know exactly what not to do, read this clown's comments and study what he does. Note the common proclamations that he is a master hacker despite obviously not knowing the first thing about viruses, the hypocritical naming of everyone else using the same basic script "viruses" as him a script kiddie, and terrible attitude. If you learn the first thing about any real programming language then you will be ten times the hacker he is. I'd link you to his laughable "hacker's association" website but it was shut down by his free host for ToS violations... doubtless he'd claim he was hacked by a rival hacker association or something like that :D
NachoMahma PKM8 years ago
> like learning to jack cars when you don't know how to drive . I like that. Great analogy. Not that I'm promoting hacking or jacking, but it's a great analogy. . > read this clown's comments . Shhhhhhh! He might hear you and hack your computer. You saw what he did to that other site.
Ok, well like I said in my pm, I have a bit of experience in some really high level languages like COBOL and BASIC but not as much with Perl, or with C++ or C# as I do with Java Scripting. If one wants to go the hacker route, I would suggest first understanding the outlook of the community first (so you do not become a rogue or a criminal).