Why is there so much cyber ‘hacking’ going on right now? Computer Digital Forensics Expert says ‘look closer’.

Upon reading the attributed link labelled, “The evolution of hacking” – written by “The Guardian” and listed at the end of this article, Simon Smith, a real practicing certified expert White Hat Ethical Hacker and successful Senior forensic Private Investigator, Court Expert Witness, and Master Programmer wanted to set the…

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Ethical hacking in the age of cyber warfare

The ease with which one can hack just about anything online is remarkable in its speed, simplicity and availability. “It’s more than easy,” said ethical hacker and cyber security expert Bryan Seely, “It’s almost embarassing.” Among other things, Seely teachers ethical hacking. Using one of a series of platforms, in…

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A Day In The Life Of An Ethical Hacker

With an onslaught of cyber breaches taking place daily, companies of all sizes are now hiring ethical hackers to test their ability to withstand targeted attacks. As a lead penetration tester, it’s my job to rigorously challenge the defences of some of the worlds’ largest organisations and I’d like to…

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New US rule allows ethical hacking into cars

White hat hackers are ethical hackers or security expert who penetrate systems in good faith—usually to test for gaps and flaws. A new rule, largely thanks to the petitions by the Electronic Frontiers Foundation (EFF), affords some exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The new rule called “Exemption…

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Dark Times Ahead For Chinese White Hats

Lincoln Davidson is a research associate for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Over the last few years, Chinese President Xi Jinping has made improving cybersecurity a major policy goal. And yet the Chinese leadership is moving towards criminalizing the people that have the power to make that…

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