Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Apr 2012 13:53 UTC
Legal "Cyber attacks on IT systems would become a criminal offence punishable by at least two years in prison throughout the EU under a draft law backed by the Civil Liberties Committee on Tuesday. Possessing or distributing hacking software and tools would also be an offence, and companies would be liable for cyber attacks committed for their benefit." Wait, what?
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RE: Oh my...
by KrustyVader on Wed 4th Apr 2012 16:15 UTC in reply to "Oh my..."
KrustyVader
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2006-10-28

Don't forget Tcpdump.

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RE[2]: Oh my...
by Lennie on Thu 5th Apr 2012 20:57 in reply to "RE: Oh my..."
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

So what is a hacking tool ? nmap ? fping ? nc/telnet ? a compiler and API-documentation ? Any scripting language like Perl ?

"Hacking" really is just about sending the right series of bytes to a distination or maybe even a broadcast.

The recent Windows Remote Desktop vulnerability (MS12-020) is a perfect example and the instructions how to test for the vulnerability are:

nc SERVER 3389 < termdd_1.dat

It really is that simple.

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