As you are a beginner in the field of hacking and don’t know much about it. Here are some tips to upgrade yourself in hacking as a beginner. Before going to this you need to know about three faces of hacker. The first one deals with good stuff comes under “White- Hat-Hacker”. Pros and cons comes under “Grey- Hat-Hacker”. The final one is “Black-Hat- Hacker” known for bad works.
TIPS TO BECOME A HACKER –
- START WITH BASICS
The root needs to be strong. Before trying on a big platform start with small platform which gives some basic ideas about the field of hacking.
A great way to start with when you are confused about where to begin from is by an operating system named understanding Unix. Most of the people don’t know about the Unix and it is an operating system of the internet. You can’t become a successful hacker without learning and knowing about Unix.
- TRY TO LEARN AND RELATE WITH THE MINDSET OF A HACKER:
To be a professional hacker is something which you are looking for, then make sure that you have to stick with the correct attitude and mind set of hackers.
It is well known that a hacker, besides knowing the shadow of computer system as well as programming of computer, knows where he or she has to implement his or her ideas and in what way. A lot of negative things are said and written about hacking and hackers, yet you should choose your work and decide what to do with your skill.
- LEARN THAT ALL HACKING NOT DEAL WITH NEGATIVE IDEAS:
If you are thinking to not become a hacker, because of so much negativity associated with it, you need to know that hacking is not always a negative idea or a negative thing.
Those who use their ability for negative or wrong purpose are commonly referred to as hackers, but this term is actually wrong, as such people should be correctly referred to as rule breakers or crackers of internet.
Rule breakers of internet or cracker of internet is a community of hackers who are involved in illegal as well as unethical things.
- CONSTANTLY SHAPE YOUR SKILLS TO WRITE IN HTML:
Only a correct mind set is not enough to become a professional hacker, you need to know how to write in Hyper Text Mark Language, or HTML as it is popularly referred to as. When you deal with a website which is full of pictures, images as well as text, it is all done with the help of HTML.
You can write your HTML in any word processing program, like for example Notepad. It is not at all difficult to conquer the art of writing in HTML and over time you have to keep improving with your practice.
- BE VERSED IN MORE PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES:
Before you can read you need to learn letters of alphabet similarly, to become a hacker, you need to be well adept in all the rules first. So keeping this in mind, a hacker has to go in a depth of knowledge about programming language and the computer.
You can use of a starting platform such as r3. In addition to this a good language to start off with is ‘Python’ and for more thoughtful work, C or C++. These are few best programming language for hacking.
- COME UP WITH INNOVATIVE IDEAS
Hackers are acknowledge for their creative ideas. You need to think out of the box and try techniques with divergent thinking when it comes to getting things done.
No rules have been organised to get the work done therefore it is his or her duty to acquire all the knowledge in programming which he or she has earn and to put it to use in a practical presence.
- GO THROUGH SOME OLD BOOKS:
One thing you need to know that every professional hacker has enormous essence of hacking which makes his or her work beautiful and interesting. It is next to impossible that you get that touch of brilliance without any kind inspiration, therefore, for you, it is advisable to go through some old books that might help you to understand what hacking is.
It includes, ‘Hackers: Heroes of computer’ as well as ‘The Hacker Crackdown’ written by The Steven Levy and Bruce Sterling, the technical issues addressed may be old but the aspect beat the boundaries of time.
- UTILISE YOUR KNOWLEDGE IN POSITIVE WORKS:
If you have enough information to be a professional hacker, then utilise your knowledge in some good works by helping people in need. You can target those origin of authority that use their power in a wrong way to hide information from the common man or from weaker section of people. Doing such good and positive things will give you so much satisfaction and become you a voice for those individuals who are too frightened or even too backward to raise their voices on their own.
- YOU CAN DO YOUR JOB TOO AS WELL AS HACKING TOO:
Most of the people have interest to become a professional hackers as well as doing a job in other field. If you are in the same interest category, then you need not worry at all, you can do both of your works. Hackers have been hired by many companies as well so as to ensure that all their data should be secure. Since hackers are well known with these facts of security therefore they will be able to take the necessary safety measures as well as ensure any damage is minimal.
- GAIN KNOWLEDGE ABOUT DIFFERENT OPERATING SYSTEMS:
More you learn about different operating systems that are being used across the globe it will help you to deal with the hacking system more deeply and quite easily. Aside from the popular operating system UNIX, there are many operating system spread all across the globe. Windows is one of the operating systems which is in use most often and therefore you have an understanding knowledge about Microsoft.
- SHARP YOUR CONCEPT OF NETWORKING
Learning network concepts is one of the important thing when it comes to lead your life as a hacker. There are many book that you can make use in learning the networking concept. One of the reference book is ‘A Top down Approach’, which is by James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross. At the same time you must do is to enlighten yourself with knowing about VPN, LAN, WAN as well as subnet. If your main goal as a hacker is to use to your advantage the susceptibility of the net, then you need to know about, UDP protocol and TCP/IP.
- DEAL WITH SOME PROJECTS RELATED TO COMPUTERS:
You have to mastered on your skill and knowledge about the computer to become a successful hacker. For this you have to involve yourself in self assigned project. Most of the hackers do a project that is building a computer on their own right from scrape. This sounds like a lot of work and yes it is, but this is the best method to help hackers improve their work and get better informed with a computer as well as a computer system.
- GO THROUGH SOME ONLINE TUTORIALS
You can get a lot of information via online tutorials, when you come up with any problem in hacking. At the same time, there are many step by step hacking tutorials online which are very helpful for the hackers. Solving things through your own method is good but there will be some point where you get doubts regarding certain topics then you can always find answers through online tutorials.
- EXPERIMENT EVERY DIFFERENT PROCESS:
This method help you to become a successful hacker. If you have aim to be a hacker, then this is very important that you can do as well so that you know what all you have deal with, what has worked correctly as well as what has not. At the same time maintaining such records become easy for you to keep a clue of what as well as how much you have been able to achieve in a given period of time.
- WORK ALONE TO INCREASE YOUR KNOWLEDGE:
Hacking is not a well opt job which the people looking for and given the general job description it is always advisable to work on your own. This does not imply that you cannot explore good council from friends, but it has been observed that working alone and in silence gives more positive results in general.
16 DAILY PRACTICE:
If you are thinking that after becoming a hacker you don’t need to study and collect knowledge then you are wrong. If you want to succeed in this field then it is up to you to keep developing your knowledge with the changing times in terms of advancements in programming, such that you are not left behind in the race. There are lists of individuals who choose their profession as a hacker and they constantly as well as continuously gain more information with each passing day.
- PRACTICE AND COMMAND OVER HACKING SKILLS CHALLENGES:
Today is a world of competition and this also give you the strength to conquer yourself with every running time. Improvising your skill daily will help you to get command over hacking skills and on ethical hacking challenges online where you can improve yourself as well as find out, as opposed to others in your field, where you stand and how well you perform.
As a professional hacker you will have to polish yourself and your skills to work under different types of pressure, so this can be an excellent the way, how quickly you are able to act when the going gets tough.
- KNOW YOUR RESPONSIBILITY AS A HACKER:
While choosing carrier as a professional hacker you need to know that in the path of your career there will be a time when you attracted to use your knowledge for negative purposes.
You need to remember that ‘hacking ‘in wrong way if used then it comes under the illegal law under which you known to be a criminal. So keeping this in mind this should be reason enough for you to not indulge in any illegal and unethical actions.
So these are some important tips you need to know before starting as a carrier in the field of hacking. I know some the steps are difficult, yet it is important to keep these things in mind and do your work with honesty.