Security firm finds hacker forums offer n00b hackers training, lulz

    Date19 Oct 2011
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    IT security experts have long loved to troll through hacker forums to gather intelligence on emerging threats and even (as in the ill-fated case of HBGary Federal CEO Aaron Barr) try to profile the hackers themselves. But as a report from IT security firm Imperva shows, many of the so-called hacker portals out there are more hangouts for newbie hackers (and possibly a few budding FBI informants) looking at how to get started in the game. In its fifth entry of its series of
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