Hacking is an engaging field but it is surely not easy. To become a hacker one has to have an attitude and curiosity of learning and adapting new skills. You must have a deep knowledge of computer systems, programming languages, operating systems and the journey of learning goes on and on. Some people think that a hacker is always a criminal and do illegal activities but they are wrong. Actually many big companies hire hackers to protect their systems and information and are highly paid. We have prepared a list of 12 most important steps necessary to become a hacker, have a deeper look
UNIX/LINUX is an open source operating system which provides better security to computer systems. It was first developed by AT&T in Bell labs and contributed a lot in the world of security. You should install LINUX freely available open source versions on your desktops as without learning UNIX/LINUX, it is not possible to become a hacker.
2. Code in C language
3. Learn to code in more than one Programming Language
Understanding what LAN, WAN, VPN, Firewall is also important.
5. Learn More Than One Operating Systems
6. Learn Cryptography
7. Learn more and more about hacking
8. Experiment A Lot
9. Write Vulnerability (Loop hole program)
Vulnerability is the weakness, loop hole or open door through which you enter the system. Look for vulnerabilities by scanning the system, network etc. Try to write your own and exploit the system.
11. Continue never ending Learning
12. Join Discussions and meet hackers