Security Resources

Forewarned is Forearmed

To stay truly safe, both online and off, you need to educate yourself in regards to what modern hackers are truly capable of. To help you with this, here are a list of videos, hacker tools, and training materials to help you better understand what is possible.

The YouTube Channel of Samy Kamkar – Samy is a phenomenal hacker and security researcher. Here is one of our favorites:

 

DEFCON Conference Videos on YouTube – DEFCON is THE hacker and security researcher conference to attend, and they have many of their sessions on YouTube for you to watch. Warning: once you start watching these, you’ll never feel secure again ๐Ÿ™‚

 

Pablos Holman – Pablos is the hacker in residence for Intellectual Ventures, and is absolutely brilliant. This video is a TEDx talk he gave on hacking a few years back.

 

Kevin Mitnick – No list of hackers and hacking resources would be complete without Kevin Mitnick, arguably the most famous hacker of all time. This video shows him doing some live hacks on stage at the CeBIT conference.

 

Evil Week from Lifehacker – This is a fantastic collection of shady things and how to do them, from hacking to scamming and beyond.

 

Blackhat.com – An all around great resource for security-related information.

 

Tools

You can find a fairly comprehensive list of hacking tools here, as well as information on their various capabilities.