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WordPress Security Flaw – Admin Password Reset

It is possible to reset the admin password in all versions of wordpress up to and including the most recent version 2.8.3.

This information comes from a milw0rm exploit.
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Neat Windows Tools

Most of these tools have a computer security slant, some cannot be classified under any other term than ‘hacking tools’, so be careful when running them, especially if you don’t know what they do. Tools that interact with a network in a potentially dangerous way are marked with ‘D’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Security

I don’t have time right now to give a lot of detail about computer security as a whole. But here’s what I’d say if you asked me how best to learn about network security and hacking: Read the rest of this entry »

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Wargames

WarGames

Here’s a list of some of the best/most involved/hardest hacking challenges online. Hope you enjoy. One day I plan to host a challenge site here. But you’ll have to wait for that. Read the rest of this entry »

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HTTP Headers

An article about sending HTTP headers to a remote system, and knowing fully what they mean. Also covers sessions, hosting, and various interesting bits and bobs relating to web application security, hacking and the web in general. Read the rest of this entry »

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How To Hack – Beginners Guide to Hacking Computers

“ The Only True Guide to Learning How to Hack ”

originally by R4di4tion (his email, but it’s no longer in use), with a few updates by myself.

You stay up all night on the PC typing and typing. No, you’re not hacking. You’re begging someone on IRC to teach you how to hack! Let’s look at the facts:

  1. You’re a luser and you’re annoying. No one likes you if you ask others how to hack without taking the least amount of initiative.
  2. You’re not worthy of any title even resembling hacker, cracker, phreaker, etc., so don’t go around calling yourself that! The more you do, the less likely you are to find someone willing to teach you how to hack (which is an infinitesimal chance, any way).
  3. You’re wasting your time (if you couldn’t infer that in the first place). Many real hackers (not those shitty script kiddies) spend all their insomniac hours reading and, yes even, HACKING! (Hacking doesn’t necessarily (but usually does) mean breaking into another system. It could mean just working on your own system, BUT NOT WINDOWS ’9x (unless you’re doing some really menacing registry shit, in which case, you’re kind of cool).)

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The Hacker’s Manifesto

The Conscience of a Hacker
better known as “The Hacker’s Manifesto”.
A prolific and influential piece of writing, January 8, 1986:

Another one got caught today, it’s all over the papers. “Teenager Arrested in Computer Crime Scandal”, “Hacker Arrested after Bank Tampering”…

Damn kids.
They’re all alike.

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