What is HACKING ???
Who are Hackers???
What is Ethical Hacking ???
Who are Ethical Hackers???
Types Of Hacking
How to Defend from Hacking???
Consequences Of illegal Hacking
WHAT IS HACKING???
Hacking is cracking into an account or
cheating in a game without using cheat
codes. Hacking passwords requires a
program or requires finding glitches from
WHO ARE HACKER???
Hacker is a hacker who "violates computer security for
little reason beyond maliciousness or for personal gain"
Black hats :– highly skilled,
malicious, destructive “crackers”
White hats – skills used for
defensive security analysts
Gray hats – offensively and
defensively; will hack for different
reasons, depends on situation.
WHAT IS ETHICAL HACKING
It is Partially Legal (May vary by country law)
Completely legal in INDIA
Permission is obtained from the target user
Part of an overall security program.
WHO ARE ETHICAL
Strong programming and computer networking skills.
Techniques of Criminal hackers-
Ethical hackers possesses same skills, mindset and tools
of a hacker but the attacks are done in a non-destructive
E.G. Cyber Crime investigators
HOW TO DEFEND FROM
Use Strong Passwords! (Follow Universal Code while
Unsolicited Installation of Scripts
Avoid Scam/Spammy Websites
Clear the Cookies!
Do not make any financials transactions on (http://)
Prevent illegal farmers’ from “harvesting” your lists
Don’t use Generic Usernames & Passwords
Use Secure Ports
Keep OS updated with security patches
Never trust mails which makes an attractive offers (like
you have won 100Millions dollars/ anything else..)
WHAT TO DO AFTER
Shutdown the system
Clear the memory using Cleaners (like CCleaner)
Scan infected sections with good antivirus
Separate the system from network (Do not use internet)
Restore the system with the backup (If o/s problem)
Finally, connect the system to the network
HOW ETHICAL HACKERS
Harden the servers
Scan, test and apply patches
Train the technical staff on security
Serious policy and procedures!
HOW MUCH DO ETHICAL HACKERS GET
Globally, the hiring of ethical hackers is on the rise with
most of them working with top consulting firms.
In the United States, an ethical hacker can make upwards
of $120,000 per annum.
Freelance ethical hackers can expect to make $10,000
Some ranges from $15,000 to $45,000 for a standalone
DISTINGUISH BETWEEN HACKERS & ETHICAL
Deface hacked web pages
to advertise their prowess
Doings are Evil & Illegal
Work is done to get
illegal information for
themselves or for
Hired as Preventive
Doings are good & justice
Work is Legal & to
restore the hacked the
Criminal Hackers Ethical Hackers
Thousands Of Dollars in Fines
Seizure Of Your Computer