Re: How can I learn computer security / hacking (ethical)?

From: Luke Vogel (
Date: 11/27/03

Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 06:50:07 GMT

"Beowulf" <> wrote in message
> I want to learn computer security-- specifically how to better protect
> 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
> linux box, but to perhaps do consulting work on security down the
> 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
> any unethical hacking, I would only attempt hacking on one of my own
> computer server boxes in my home)

have a go at the server. Good fun too!