Teach Your Hackers Well
I don't usually read Newsweek
, but it had an interesting
of George Ledin, a Sonoma State University professor who teaches
his students to write viruses and keystroker recorders, and cause all sorts
of digital mischief.
Of course, many people are appalled, likening Ledin's teachings to a subversive
training camp. (Digression: I hate the term "terrorist" because it
gives these punks too much power; by calling them terrorists we imply that they've
already succeeded in creating fear.)
I believe the only way to fight hacking is to know hacking. Is it wrong to
teach hacking techniques? Send your thoughts to [email protected].
Posted by Doug Barney on August 19, 2008