script kiddie


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script kiddie

n.
A person who uses existing scripts, code, or other tools illicitly to gain entry to a computer system or network, without understanding the way the tools function or the way the system or network is designed.

script kiddie

n
(Computer Science) slang a child or teenager who gains illegal access to computer systems, often by using hacking programs downloaded from the internet
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Script kiddies use default lists of privileged passwords, or the super-user/administrative codes built into every piece of hardware and software.
The Script Kiddies claimed responsibility for the hack in an interview with the (http://thinksb.
One common attack by script kiddies is called Denial of Service (DoS).
the attacks were more than just script kiddies defacing a few websites and were
From script kiddies to advanced hackers working for criminal entities, if an enterprise doesn't have the right security technology in place to deal with such threats, it will pay the price in costly data breaches.
While there are probably more questions than answers at this point what is becoming increasingly clear is the Pentagon and by extension the United States government has noticed that hacking isn't just for script kiddies anymore.
A group of hackers known as The Script Kiddies appeared to claim responsibility for the attack.
This is just a warning to all script kiddies Indians hackers.
The network security expert explores: knowing the culprit, from script kiddies to elite hackers; hackers' views of networks and TCP/IP protocols; the hacking phases including reconnaissance, scanning, gaining access, maintaining access and preventing detection; the most dangerous and widespread attack situations; key hacker tools such as port scanners, sniffers, session hijackers, and RootKits; how hackers build elegant attacks from simple building blocks; how hackers cover their tracks.
Concern over information assurance has never been higher, and the range of acknowledged threats is growing: disgruntled insiders, viruses/ worms, corporate espionage, script kiddies, cyberterrorism, and information warfare in conflicts of the future.