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Source: Washington Post - Posted by Alex   
Privacy To the uninitiated, hacker culture commands a mysterious allure. Itís a world filled with shadowy aliases and technical jargon. In this secret underground, libertarian warriors ó or infantile nihilists, depending on your point of view ó plot the capture of corporate data centers and attacks on government agencies. That world, long inaccessible to the general public, is about to open up. Enter, a Web site claiming to be the hacker communityís ďfirst elite hacker ranking system.Ē If it takes off, the system could intensify the race to perform high-profile exploits, encourage a new generation of hackers to pick up the trade or raise the overall likelihood of future cyber-attacks.

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