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Into a hacker's head: Dark side of the IT world Print E-mail
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Source: ZDNet Blogs - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Intrusion Detection For those of you who follow Zero Day, there’s something new afoot: A new hacker series. But, this hacker series isn’t the standard, “Today this compromise took place” or “Hackers defaced another site.” This series focuses on the hacker, his personality, his motivations, his rewards, his mentality and his risks. The series explores the people behind the hacks, the tools, the targets and the temptations. The research for this series has taken me on a new journey into the mysterious and into the enlightening. I’ve conducted dozens of interviews, compiled a host (no pun intended) of documentation and developed a new respect for security professionals and hackers alike, regardless of affiliation or hat color.

My goal for this series is to inform you and shed new light on this most interesting dark sector of the IT world.

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