August 11th, 2004, 02:51 AM
Training Ethical Hackers: Training the Enemy?
I was doing some ego surfing recently to see who has been linking to my site and found an interesting article titled “Training Ethical Hackers: Training the Enemy?” at http://www.infosecwriters.com/texts....display&id=185
Here is the part that got my attention:
Is making such tutorials a bad thing ethically? I don’t personally think so, but what are your thoughts?
However, there are free and portable resources on the Internet as well. Websites such as IronGeek.com  provide free videos that lead the viewer through step-by-step attacks. Almost anyone who can watch a video can perform these attacks with the added convenience of rewinding and viewing them over and over if needed or even downloading them. This format also allows for easy distribution of this knowledge even if the viewer speaks a different language, a simple monkey-see, monkey-do situation.