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

From: €®ik (no email)
Date: 12/10/03


Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 17:30:15 +0100

On Wed, 19 Nov 2003 13:09:30 -0600, the right honourable Beowulf
<beowulf@nowhere.net> wrote:

>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)
>
> ~Beowulf

I bought the book from Bob Toxen: Real World Linux Security, 2nd
edition.
contains a lot of good stuff, in my, uneducated, opinion.

frgr
Erik



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