GUIDE TO (mostly) HARMLESS HACKING
Beginners? Series #2, Section 3.
Hacking from Windows 3.x, 95 and NT
In this lesson we will learn how to:
used by famous on-line service providers.
whois, nslookup, and dig.
? Download hacker tools such as port scanners and password crackers designed
for use with Windows.
Yes, I can hear jericho and Rogue Agent and all the other Super Duper
and are furiously emailing me flames and making phun of me in 2600 meetings.
Windows hacking? Pooh!
They?ll tell you to go away and don?t come back until you?re armed with a
shell account or some sort of Unix on your PC. Actually, I have long shared
1969 Volkswagon to race against a dragster using one of VP Racing?s
on Windows NT. Furthermore, with Win 95 you can practice the Registry
hacking that is central to working your will on Win NT servers and the
networks they administer.
In fact, if you want to become a serious hacker, you eventually will have to
learn Windows. This is because Windows NT is fast taking over the Internet
from Unix. An IDC report projects that the Unix-based Web server market
share will fall from the 65% of 1995 to only 25% by the year 2000.