How To Become A Ethical Hacker? : Now most of hear the word hacker and fear strikes, anger strikes in our minds. It is generally because a hacker is misunderstood guy in society. Not all hackers are bad, there are three types of hackers :
- Black Hat | Bad Hacker
- Grey Hat | Both Good And Bad
- White Hat | Good Hacker
Now here I have a good lists to guide you how to become a hacker. Follow them and fulfill your dream.
Operating Systems (Specifically Linux/Unix) :
A true hacker totally depends on open source and freeware . Also operating systems Linux/Unix OS(s) are best to learn hacking and also to hack anything. A hacker must have a good knowledge of Linux Operating Systems like : Red Hat, Kali Liux, Debian, Back Box. Its very important to learn more than one Linux Operating System.
It is important for a person in the hacking field to learn more than one programming. There are many programming languages to learn such as Python, JAVA, C++. Free tutorials are easily available online over the internet. Specifically in hacking field languages like C++, Python, SQL etc. are very important.
Now this is where the things get interesting, you are a hacker and you are transferring files over internet to your pal and another hacker breaks in and takes your file and now he know everything, to prevent this you need to master the art of cryptography. Look for cryptography tutorial over internet and learn it.
Networking Concepts :
You need to be good at networking concepts and understand how the networks are created. You need to know the differences between different types of networks and must have a clear understanding of TCP/IP and UDP to exploit loop holes in a system. Understanding what LAN, WAN, VPN, Firewall is also important. You must have a clear understanding and use of network tools such as Wireshark, NMAP for packet analyzing, network scanning etc.
Learn A Lot :
Visit websites which teach hacking and networking exploitation signup on hacking forum ask help discuss with other hacker. Learn from expert hacker. Learn about phishing, sniffer, Trojans, RATs etc. Also learn good amount of batch programming and shell programming.
After learning few programming concepts or OS concepts sit and practice them. Set up you own Hacker Lab with a good system with good processor and RAM because your regular system won’t handle hacking too smoothly.
Find/ Write Vulnerabilities :
Vulnerability is the weakness or a loop hole or open door through which you enter the system. Look for vulnerabilities by scanning the system, network etc. Try to write your own vulnerability programs and exploit the system.
Become A Certified Ethical Hacker :
The Certified Ethical Hacker program is the pinnacle of the most desired information security training program any information security professional will ever want to be in. To master the hacking technologies, you will need to become one, but an ethical one! The accredited course provides the advanced hacking tools and techniques used by hackers and information security professionals alike to break into an organization. As we put it, “to beat a hacker, you need to think like a hacker”. This course will immerse you into the hacker mindset so that you will be able to defend against future attacks. The security mindset in any organization must not be limited to the silos of a certain vendor, technologies or pieces of equipment.