Where to Begin HACKING

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For all the people who are new at this whole Computer thing and dont really understand what hacking is all about and where to begin, I offer up these links to some great places to start learning.

Please contribute to this thread and I will keep it up to date. Probably should be made sticky.

News:

http://www.slashdot.com

http://www.thehackernews.com

http://www.digg.com


Podcasts:
http://www.grc.com/SecurityNow.htm

This is fantastic for people who are new to the field. If you have the time or motivation, go back and listen to them from day 1, they assume you know very little if anything and hit on all of the major topics in the security field.

Some Hacking Sites For Good Reading

http://www.hackthissite.org/
http://www.kellys-ko…p_passwords.htm
http://www.lurhq.com…epoisoning.html
http://www.mit.edu/hacker/hacker.html
http://www.nostarch….hacking_ch3.pdf
http://www.docdroppe…p?title=Hacking
http://tinyurl.com/h9wws
http://www.hackerthr…phpbb/index.php
http://www.library.2ya.com/
Tutorial sites:
http://www.remote-exploit.org  <– Pretty good resources, some very nice video tutorials on various exploits. Defiantly check out the tutorial section.
http://www.irongeek.com/     <– Excellent tutorials/information/articles.
http://www.antionline.com/   <– Tutorials, tools and forums full of helpful people.

Programming Related:
Teach Yourself C in 21 Days: http://neonatus.net/C/index.html
Teach Yourself C++ in 21 Days: http://cma.zdnet.com/book/c++/
The Art of Assembly Language Programming: http://maven.smith.e…y/artofasm.html
Microsoft Developers Network: http://msdn.microsoft.com
—-Web Programming:
HTML: http://www.w3schools.com
PHP: http://www.php.net
ASP.NET: http://www.asp.net/D…index=0&tabid=1
SQL: http://www.mysql.com
Perl: http://www.perl.com/
Python: http://www.python.org

Security Related:
SecurityFocus: http://www.securityfocus.com/
Milw0rm: http://www.milw0rm.com
SecurityForest: http://securityfores…x.php/Main_Page

Video Resources:
Watching/reading papers or videos from past conventions such as Shmoocon, DefCon, or BlackHat, is a good idea.

If you are interested in Websec (web security) you should pretty much understand the different protocols on the web, i.e TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP, SSH, etc.

Hacker Tools:
http://www.insecure.org/nmap/
http://www.cirt.net/code/nikto.shtml
http://www.nessus.org/
http://www.metasploit.com/

A subject you need to understand.
http://iptables-tuto…s-tutorial.html

A good knowledge of tcp/ip and networking is essential heres a reaonably good intro :
http://www.ipprimer.com/subnet.cfm

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