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 Kiddie Cookbook's easy to understand chapters include instructions on downloading information from the web, password protection, SPAM, and taming annoying pop-up ads.
The Script Kiddies claimed responsibility for the hack in an interview with the (http://thinksb.
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.
Hacking group the Script Kiddies appeared to claim responsibility for the attack.
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.
If every OE6 user follows this simple tip, it will go some way to stopping the virus-writing script kiddies in their tracks.
Users connecting to the Internet via broadband (through hotel DSL, home cable or airport WLAN) may be subjected to continuous scans by a virtual army of script kiddies.