Opinions on White Hat Hacking to protect Insecure hosts

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    • #8864
      ry4wn
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      I am curious for peoples opinions on white hat hackers hacking vulnerable hosts and patching and backdooring them. I did some research and found this group who had compromised 1000’s of hosts just to secure them. Looking for some feedback – I did a write up on this at one of my sites and opened it up for comments but comments here are just as good. If you want to read and comment there it is http://www.computersecurity.org/computer-cyber-security-news/reincarna-linux-wifatch-malware-whitehat-backdoor-made-by-the-good-guys-how-illegal-is-this/

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      Ryan

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      Henry864
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      I am curious for peoples opinions on white hat hackers hacking vulnerable hosts and patching and backdooring them. I did some research and found this group who had compromised 1000’s of hosts just to secure them. Looking for some feedback – I did a write up on this at one of my sites and opened it up for comments but comments here are just as good. If you want to read and comment there it is the latest post at computersecurity.org

    • #174633
      minga hebei
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      The white hat hacker was prefigured as a titleholder for justice, using his or her … The connection is mutually beneficial, because the merchant ultimately gets a more secure product, at a lower … which is hosted by Hacker One, but it “forgot” about the bounty element.

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