Re: How can I learn computer security / hacking (ethical)?
From: Ian Bell (ian_at_ruffrecordsDOTworldonline.co.uk)
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 19:25:09 +0000
> I want to learn computer security-- specifically how to better protect my
> Linux box, but also MS-Windows. I would like to set up a second linux
> server box off my router, practice learning to (ethically) hack/crack
> into it to better learn security. I hope to not only better secure my own
> linux box, but to perhaps do consulting work on security down the road.
> What is the best way to learn this? What are some recommended books to
> read or website URLs to visit? (Please understand I am not looking to do
> any unethical hacking, I would only attempt hacking on one of my own
> computer server boxes in my home)
Get the book 'Hacking Linux Exposed'. Covers all this and more.