� Upal Chakraborty


    The Internet was born in 1969. Almost immediately after the network was established, researchers were confronted with a disturbing fact: The Internet was not secure and could easily be cracked. Today, writers try to minimize this fact, reminding you that the security technologies of the time were primitive. This has little bearing. Today, security technology is quite complex and the Internet is still easily cracked.

We work in the dark
We do what we can
We give what we have
Our doubt is our passion, and our passion is our task
The rest is the madness of art.

                                                -- Henry James

    Please go through The Jargon File - a great source of trivia, lore, and translations for difficult concepts. The Jargon File contains a bunch of definitions of the term �hacker�, most having to do with technical adeptness and a delight in solving problems and overcoming limits.

    The Hacker Attitude

  1. The world is full of fascinating problems waiting to be solved.
  2. No problem should ever have to be solved twice.
  3. Boredom and drudgery are evil.
  4. Freedom is good.
  5. Attitude is no substitute for competence.

    Basic Hacking Skills

  1. Learn how to program.
  2. Get one of the open-source UNIX and learn to use and run it.
  3. Learn how to use the World Wide Web and write HTML.
  4. If you don't have functional English, learn it.

    Familiarization with Some Tools

    The Hackers

    The Crackers


Some Tricks

  1. If you are using WINDOWS-XP... Open Notepad and type �Bush hid the facts� (without quotes)... Now save it and reopen... What do you see ???

  2. If you are using WINDOWS-98... Open C:\windows\logow.sys through Paint... Just copy paste some other picture here... Now save. The Shut Down image of your machine has been changed.

  3. If you are online you may get details of any website... Log on to a WHOIS server... Enter the website address (any Top Level Domain or Country Level Domain will work, e.g. about which you want to gather information... Press enter.

  4. Write down the code below in your address bar (in your Web Browser) and press Enter...

    javascript:function reverse() { var inp = "dekcah era uoy"; var outp="";for (i = 0; i <= inp.length; i++) { outp =inp.charAt (i) + outp; }alert(outp); }; reverse();

  5. Visit �>

    If you don't even have a UNIX installed on your machine yet, get one fast. To be a hacker you need motivation and initiative and the ability to educate yourself. Start now...

Source: Google underground

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