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    But if that were not the case here
    I speak only on a case by case basis, and for now, this parent poster is the only case worth thinking about.

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    TheSpecalist, I don't know how you keep getting positive points on a post in which you insulted someone. So, I'm going to now continue quoting from your continually edited post.

    Before we judge whats right and wrong FOR YOU... you never said how he was testing this. For all we know it could ha..
    How his friend tested does not matter. It was his friends actions, and his actions that we were to decide. Chances are, they are not able (by the TOS agreement) to even say what game, company, or methods. You should have known better.


    ..bragging ..
    He never said his friend bragged. He said his friend was caught. Please RTFA. We need to help him with advice, not continually critisize his post with things that make no difference to an ethical question.


    I wish the parent poster the best, and that his friend learns from this.

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    Re: What is Ethical Hacking to you??

    Originally posted here by Peregin
    as with any new games, there's bound to be bugs and he managed to find them.
    he was happily playing with the game using the bug till confronted by the other members of the forum who were unhappy with his actions.
    Ummm... he went on a forum and talked about how he did this and that and as you said... he could have just reported it without makeing a big scene over it. So yeah I'd call that braging a bit. I gave a frank and honest opinion about my thoughts on ethics. Me and you have already talked about this once before through another account. Go ahead and report me to JupM agian.

    And as before I still don't see where I insulted anyone. If I did then ummm opps?! But I don't get where I insulted peaple for example saying "your a dumb mother ****ing bitch" or simply "go to hell mother ****er".

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    it was some kind of web based script games. as to how he found the bug, i have no idea. that is why i did not mention the methods.

    I agree with TheSpecialist on the part about bragging but he did not talked about it in the forum. after increasing everything for his character he went on challenging people to play the game with him. i take that as bragging.

    thanks again everyone for their opinion. i hope this does not turn into a quarrel.

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    Originally posted here by pooh sun tzu
    I speak only on a case by case basis, and for now, this parent poster is the only case worth thinking about.

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    TheSpecalist, I don't know how you keep getting positive points on a post in which you insulted someone. So, I'm going to now continue quoting from your continually edited post.
    Hey thanks for the neg. I enjoy the excitement of being a stupid noob and luaghing at negative responses over nothing at all. I find the stupidity of alot of this to be very funny.

    Originally posted here by pooh sun tzu
    How his friend tested does not matter. It was his friends actions, and his actions that we were to decide. Chances are, they are not able (by the TOS agreement) to even say what game, company, or methods. You should have known better.
    You clearly are NOT much of a hardcore gamer or have not had alot of experienced with cheaters in action. Well lets take this as a example in diablo 2 there are some localy stored files on your HD. These files contain various information about your money, items, & character stats. And guess what he claimed the type of things this person gained a large ammount of? If he simply tweaked with localy stored files then he was simply testing the game and takeing advantage of his new found *cough "Abilities" which was unethical. But lets say if he found a overflow and was DoSing peaple he had no chance of beating... well this would not only be unethical but would be tottaly steping over the line here. So like this thread was about ethics so you go ahead and read what I said then get angry with me agian & say that this does not matter.

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    I won't ask how you suddenly got extreme points, but I won't allow it. You insulted someone, and didn't even get the facts correct. His friend NEVER bragged. They caught him.
    Oh yes one dot its really just to extreme for you to handel... Oh but wait you neging me and then in a kinda threatening way saying you won't allow greenish responses directed towards me wow... and you think im the jerk here? P.S. Everyone stop greening me for stupid reasons with AP messages such as "good post" or "Welcome back" because this makes Pooh angry when he loses arguements. Oh and from now on we have to say what ever he wants us to talk about, anything else causes him to get angry and accuse peaple of insulting others.

    Oh and yes I may have went off topic. It happends to almost all of the peaple who post here but go ahead and singleing me out... thats perfectly fine. And you talking about me insulting peaple along with other things which never happend in this thread oh and you trying to hold a arguement that you couldn't keep going (was not) off topic. Suuuure

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    Hey thanks for the neg
    Insult people again and tell them to visit priests, and I'll neg you again too. Rudeness is not something we need on this forum. You did get banned for that before, please remember how to act.

    You clearly are NOT much of a hardcore gamer or have not had alot of experienced with cheaters in action
    Cheating is different than beta testing. There are rules to follow and ethics to follow when beta testing. If you have ever been a beta tester, you should know this.

    But lets say if ..
    I discuss on a case by case basis. If you want to talk about a completely different subject filled with "what if" and "if this had been different" then by all means do so -but- in a new thread. Keep in mind that this situation is not "what if" or "different". This situation has it's own circumstances and I shall discuss only with those.


    There is little need to double post when you already said everything behind your censored post. If you honestly want to discuss this, don't take the parent off topic and confront me via PM. I will be more than happy to continue this through PM, however you would have to be much more civil. This is a good thread so far, and I would hate to see the parent confused because people keep discussing other things, including insults.


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    because this makes Pooh angry when he loses arguements.
    No, I am not angry at all. I merely know the difference between a good post (one without insults) and points given away for reasons other than the post being good (such as "Welcome back"). The AP system is not a group warming, welcome back system. It is there to help people sort through information that has been deemed as good, and information deemed as bad.

    And so you can't once again try to twist the words of another, my AP said this:

    " I won't ask how you suddenly got extreme points, but I won't allow it. You insulted someone, and didn't even get the facts correct. His friend NEVER bragged. They caught him. -"

    I wouldn't allow such a comment that insulted someone and undermined them go uncaught and be seen as valid information (aka "everyone can talk down to others and get points!!!!111one") The parent posted deserved more than your harsh tounge.

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    Well it may have seemed off topic but he didn't go into much detail as to what happened. Right from the start all that was said was he cheated, got alot of money/items then took advantage of various things, then he admitted it and talked about it on some board. I wanted to go further into detail by useing as you call it my "what ifs" as to what happend but apparently keeping it going, how others respond to it, along with not being controlled by you is very insulting. Wow I shall kneel before you. Clearly you doing some of the same stuff which you claim that I did wrong makes you better than me. The only thing insulting about the posts in this thread is the fact that I wasted my time posting here and that I wanted some things pointed out at the same time deffending my own words because you can't accept that you have no authority over me. I tell ya what pal... next time you PM me instead then just save us all this time by me editing my "offensive" behaviour. Or you could just skip my hidden stuff and leave me the hell alone.

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    Ethical Hacking.

    Beating the combination lock on your friends fridge to feed his dog ?

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    I will say this, I am not completely for releasing exploits to companies anymore. It is becoming way to common for a person that finds an exploit and doesn't exploit it but reports it to the company is charged with a crime. This might bring up another topic all together but, I must say. I for one wouldn't of said anything about finding the exploit. Maybe if I were in a really good mood I would send them an Email from a Yahoo account while I was using a proxy

    I don't I just find that people are always to fast to label and your friend had he of told the company he would of been labeled a "Hacker/cracker" which is not a term many people want associated with them by any company these days.

    Now as for Ethical Hacking, I believe MB has the best idea of what it is, I have a better way to explain it though. Breaking in your friends house to grab his house keys that he left inside.

    /me goes and gets his tool kit and walks off.

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    to the main question id say that ethical hacking to me, is a hacker hired by any company. they hire them to hack into their own company to see how they can stop other hackers from gaining access to private information on the website or something similar.

    by: william

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