We will even teach some seriously deadly hacker "exploits" that run on Perl using Linux. You can even make it into the ranks of the Uberhackers without loading up on expensive computer equipment. II we introduce Linux, the free hacker-friendly operating system. Linux is so good that many Internet Service Providers use it to run their systems. III we will also introduce Perl, the shell programming language beloved of Uberhackers.
Of course we hackers love to perpetuate this myth because it makes us look so incredibly kewl. Or we could get big egos by actually teaching thousands of people how to hack. How to Use the Guides to (mostly) Harmless Hacking If you know how to use a personal computer and are on the Internet, you already know enough to start learning to be a hacker.
However, before you plunge into the hacker subculture, be prepared for that hacker attitude. And we'll show you some easy hacker tricks you can use them for. All you will really need is an inexpensive "shell account" with an Internet Service Provider.
If you hang in with us through a year or so, you can learn enough and meet the people on our email list and IRC channel who can help you to become truly elite. The GTMHH Beginners' Series #2 will show you where you can download special hacker-friendly programs for Windows that are absolutely free.
Then in Vol.s I, II, and III of the GTMHH you can get into Unix hacking seriously.
In the GTMHH Beginners' Series #3 we will tell you how to get a shell account, log on, and start playing the greatest game on Earth: Unix hacking!