How to become a Hacker (Complete Guide)
These days youngsters are very curios about hacking and why not ‘Hacking’ the word in itself seems very exciting. When i was in class 10, i was very passionate to become a hacker, but with time it got blurred and i became a Technician somewhat related to hacking, may be. So it’s very important to know if you are really interested in hacking and want to go ahead.
In this post we will know What is Hacking, Types of Hacking and steps to become a Hacker.
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What is Hacking
If you watch a lots of movies then first picture in your mind after hearing Hacker word would be ‘A Man sitting in the front of a Computer in a dark room’, right? In order to define Hacking it would be something like- When someone steals the data of someone without his permission is called Hacker (Who has stolen).
Types of Hacking
A Man sitting in the front of a Computer in a dark room.. Well it’s not all the truth. There are three types of Hackers in the World. One works legal but rest of the two are considered criminals.
White Hat Hacker: They are professionals and work for big companies. Companies like Facebook, Microsoft, YouTube or any big company hires hackers in a good salary so they can protect their data from Black hat hackers. White hat hackers are also called Ethical Hackers.
Black Hat Hacker: These are the hackers who steal data without permission. This is illegal and Black hat Hackers are considered criminals. They are also called Crackers.
Grey Hat Hacker: Grey hat Hackers are two-faced, They have clean image outside but they are also a Crackers. In short, Public know them as a White hat Hacker but they are also Black hat Hacker.
Steps to Become a Hacker
- Knowledge of ‘Computer Basics’
- Information about Software
- Linux Operating System
- Learn Programming Language
- Know about Networking
- Hackers-like attitude
Now, lets learn more about 6 Topics mentioned above
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Basic knowledge of Computer is the basic level of Learning Hacking. You need to know How a Computer works? In this process you will have to learn about Hardware systems like RAM, ROM, Motherboard, Transistors, Processors, Memory capacity, Software, Hardware, Operating system, input – output etc.
Computer functioning is also important, History of Computers will be bonus.
Information about Software
Software is the brain of Computers, Software operates all the functions in Computer. Download a free software and see how is that created. In fact, You should learn How to design a Software. Once you know the formula of creating Software, you are very much on your way of becoming a Master Hacker. Knowledge of HTML will help you to create a Software.
Linux Operating System
Windows is Fine for elementary Computer uses at home or office but for becoming a Hacker you should try other operating systems too. You will have to understand how an Operating system works. More than 90 percent of Hackers use Linux operating system. The latest version Kali Linux is just perfect for Hackers.
Learn Programming Language
Like Human Beings, Computer has its own language. You should master these languages listed below
- C Language
- Objective C
- Java Script
These language are important to understand Computer Software and Programming.
Know about Networking
Networking means the technology we are connected through I.e. Internet. You should know the basics of Networking and how they works? Understanding the functionality and configuration of IP address, Port, Protocol etc. is also important.
That’s all you need to know for becoming a Hacker. After reading this post you have a clear idea on how one can become a hacker. Now last but not least, you need to change your mentality, and start thinking positive like you can do anything.
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