[ Hacking 101 ] :: VPNs

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series [ Hacking 101 ]

A VPN gives you some degree of confidentiality (encryption) and privacy (anonymity), and works great in a business situation where you can have end-to-end encryption. But consumer VPNs aren’t the same, because encryption isn’t end-to-end, and providers are a privacy issue. Here’s a look at different connection types from the perspective of a hacker: web …

[ Hacker Night School ] :: Python for Malware Analysis

This entry is part 26 of 26 in the series [ Hacker Night School ]

Python and bash are my two ultimate favorite languages. Both of them let you stick your hands right into the guts of the system, and both let you do really complex things simply and fast. I’ve got an Introduction to Python course over on my http://gnorman.org (white hat) website, which I built exclusively for a …

[ Hacking 101 ] :: [ Introduction ]

Hacking 101
This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series [ Hacking 101 ]

Hacking 101: Just the Basics.  Okay, I’m picking up another video series, and this time I’m working to answer the question I see on so many pentesting and CTF videos: How do you get started doing this? Watch this video and then: Assignments: Introduction (Video 1) 1. Set up at least three email/user accounts. Try …

Study Hacking With Code Red: Free Video Courses

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Pen Testing Windows

You should try this. If you seriously want to learn hacking, you should check out EC-Council’s Code Red training site. I’ve been checking out the free-level offerings, and I’m impressed. Go here and create an account,  with the usual precautions: https://codered.eccouncil.org/Home Do you use Python? (Of course you do.) Here’s a link to a course …

Free Hacking Courses: Code Red

I was recently pointed to a cool learning platform for up-and-coming hackers: EC-Council’s Code Red. Some of the basic video courses that come with the free membership look good. Check it out: https://codered.eccouncil.org/Home I’d love to see your impressions, so comment below if you try it out.