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I want to get paid hacking for a company or business or something. Helping find weaknesses in there computer systems. Is this achievable for me? I have a passion for Kali Linux. What would be the steps to take? I want to make money hacking.
 


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I want to get paid hacking for a company or business or something. Helping find weaknesses in there computer systems. Is this achievable for me? I have a passion for Kali Linux. What would be the steps to take? I want to make money hacking.
I would you think you need to know at least one programming language, have deeper knowledge of networking devices, know how how firewalls work, etc. But most of that should be covered in an CEH course and you would need to take the CEH exam and pass it.
 
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I would say to learn the basics of networking, then how to become a penetration tester. Most of the work is to know how OSs generally work (especially Linux), a programming language (Python is the most useful for hacking), then the industry standard software and common vulnerabilities.

The CEH course is good, but expensive. If you prefer you can learn with publicly available resources or with some university course (assuming is less expensive, in my country universities are free :)).

If you manage to get a reward from https://www.hackerone.com/ you can get a lot of attention by businesses looking for employees.

... and practice! (a lot)
https://hackthebox.eu
https://cyberseclabs.co.uk
https://tryhackme.com
You can share the profiles of these platforms to the employers too.
 

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I want to get paid hacking for a company or business or something. Helping find weaknesses in there computer systems. Is this achievable for me? I have a passion for Kali Linux. What would be the steps to take? I want to make money hacking.
I've seen advertisements for a number of "ethical hacking" courses. Next time I come across one I will post it here.
Humble Bundle has had a number of good deals on book bundles similar to this one only geared more towards hacking or programming.
 
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I've seen advertisements for a number of "ethical hacking" courses. Next time I come across one I will post it here.
Humble Bundle has had a number of good deals on book bundles similar to this one only geared more towards hacking or programming.
Ok thanks Vrai
 

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Here are a couple to get you started.
BleepingComputer has a "Deals" page on which you may find something of interest.
and this
Ghacks.net also has a "Deals" page you may want to check out.
 

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Here are a few more I found which you may be interested in.
If you input "ethical hacker" into the Youtube search box a wealth of videos are revealed.
Let us know how you make out.


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Full Ethical Hacking Course - Network Penetration Testing for Beginners (2019)

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Here are a few more I found which you may be interested in.
If you input "ethical hacker" into the Youtube search box a wealth of videos are revealed.
Let us know how you make out.


Geek's Lesson

Linux Training Academy

Full Ethical Hacking Course - Network Penetration Testing for Beginners (2019)

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Thanks. I appreciate you. I like the Full Ethical Hacking Course.
 

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