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Black Hat

Cloaking & Other Black Hat SEO Techniques By: Group 12 Chaitra Prabhu Pranita Bargale Prasanna Kotpalliwar SEO Tactics White Hat •Pure and untainted approach •Follows the S.E rules or guidelines. Gray Hat •bends the rules a little •Speeds up results , carefully minimizes the risk of a penalty from S.E in a way that appears natural. Black Hat •Unethical, also known as spamdexing •Keyword stuffing, link spamming, duplication of copyrighted content, page hijacking to elevate the placement of...

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Hacking, Piracy and Virus Creation

hackers are also virus creators. There are two main kinds of hackers black hat and white hat hackers, black hat hackers are the ones who are there for malicious purposes such as steeling/storing or vandalising data. While white hat hackers are legally intrudes who are hired by administrators to test there system for security flaws. There are also many other variants such as gray hat hackers which is between black hat and white hat hackers. Piracy or more commonly referred to as software piracy is...

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Cyber Crimes

2010, p. 1). WHITE HAT HACKERS These hackers are considered to be law-abiding and ethical whose job is to “secure and protect IT systems” (Wikipedia, 2010, p. 1). GREY HAT HACKERS These hackers are referred to as “skilled hackers” (Wikipedia, 2010, p. 1) who occasionally indulge in illegal activity but in most cases it is not in a malicious manner. They commit these crimes to gain better security programs and software, not for personal gain (Wikipedia, 2010). BLACK HAT HACKERS They are viewed...

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How to Hack

learning a system from the inside out. How can you expect to hack a site (w/o using a kiddie script, which i must restate, is NOT hacking) if you don't know how to use the system?! * Linux Unleashed/Red Hat Linux Unleashed: these books are kind of cool. First of all, they come with Red Hat Linux (*sigh*, just go to www.linux.org and read everything there) 5.1 and 5.2 respectively (if you get the newest versions of the book, which you should). Read everything you can from it. * Sendmail in...

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Career of a Computer Forensics Investigator

Examiner and Reverse Engineering Analyst. The Certification of Ethical Hacker is achieved after completing a program involved with popular information security and hacking training. Investigators are taught techniques that are used by malicious, black hat hackers. The Certification of Penetration Tester is achieved after taking a course that is designed to certify that candidates have expert level knowledge and skills in relation to penetration testing. An expert penetration tester is a person...

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Case Study

CASE STUDY Recently, the website of Ankit Fadia, a well-known ethical hacker, was hacked by another group that goes by the name Team Grey Hat (TGH). The “hactivist” group entered Ankit Fadia’s official site and exposed his credentials, including sensitive data, student details, database credentials (like name, user name & password). In a blog message, TGH also rubbished Fadia as a hacker and his courses According to data from Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert-In), in November last...

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6 Thinking Hats

Six Thinking Hats Looking at a decision from all points of view [pic] [pic] 'Six Thinking Hats' is an important and powerful technique. It is used to look at decisions from a number of important perspectives. This forces you to move outside your habitual thinking style, and helps you to get a more rounded view of a situation. This tool was created by Edward de Bono in his book '6 Thinking Hats'. Many successful people think from a very rational, positive viewpoint. This is part of the reason that...

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Ethics

Trends in technology 1. Differentiate between Black Hat and White Hat Hacking Black Hat Hackers; groups of individuals that writes and deploys malware programs and or viruses for profit or for fun. White hat hackers; these represent law cyber-crime police officers with the responsibility of eliminating or minimizing the activities of said Black Hat Hackers. 2. Explain carefully the differences between Phishing and Pharming as types of mobile malware innovations...

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Write an Essay Discussing the Pros and Cons of Hiring Known Hackers to Test the Security of a System.

years there existed a fuzzy distinction between good and bad computer hackers, or we also call them white hat and black hat hackers. Whether they are good or bad, we can't negate they don't have any influence on the development of technology. Hiring known hackers to test the security of a system is an example of this idea. Some companies have the great database which stores information about back hat hackers. It's made and developed by white hatters. These hackers break into systems and report holes...

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Crime and Forensics – Short-Answer Questions

Internet Service Provider. What is a white-hat hacker? A white hat hacker, also rendered as whitehat or white-hat, is, in the realm of information technology, a person who is ethically opposed to the abuse of computer systems. Realizing that the Internet now represents human voices from all around the world makes the defense of its integrity an important pastime for many. A white hat generally focuses on securing IT systems, whereas a black hat (the opposite) would like to break into them —...

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