In the hacking world, security is more of a response than a proactive measure. They wait for hackers to attack and then they patch, based on the attacks.
I was addicted to hacking, more for the intellectual challenge, the curiosity, the seduction of adventure; not for stealing, or causing damage or writing computer viruses.
Playfully doing something difficult, whether useful or not, that is hacking.
Hacking is very interesting. Once they hack, if you don't catch them in the act, you're not going to catch them.
If somebody's hacking you, you don't want them to know that you know.
You can do reverse engineering, but you can’t do reverse hacking.
Premature optimization is the root of all evil.
All art is a form of hacking, it's a kind of breeching open of a closed system.
A lot of hacking is playing with other people, you know, getting them to do strange things.
My primary goal of hacking was the intellectual curiosity, the seduction of adventure.
This is our world now The world of the electron and the switch, the beauty of the baud.
Further, the next generation of terrorists will grow up in a digital world, with ever more powerful and easy-to-use hacking tools at their disposal.
If somebody's hacking you, you don't want them to know that you know. You want to find out what they're doing, how they're doing it, and then you'll let them know you know.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
I got so passionate about technology. Hacking to me was like a video game. It was about getting trophies. I just kept going on and on, despite all the trouble I was getting into, because I was hooked.
The truth is revealed by removing things that stand in its light, an art not unlike sculpture, in which the artist creates, not by building, but by hacking away.
I'm still a hacker. I get paid for it now. I never received any monetary gain from the hacking I did before. The main difference in what I do now compared to what I did then is that I now do it with authorization.
Hacking into a victim of crime's phone is a sort of poetically elegant manifestation of a modus operandi the tabloids have.
Premature optimization is the root of all evil in programming.
People are running huge enterprises off of hacking and stealing data.
You have no idea whether the hacking even influenced the election.
As a young boy, I was taught in high school that hacking was cool.
It's true, I had hacked into a lot of companies, and took copies of the source code to analyze it for security bugs. If I could locate security bugs, I could become better at hacking into their systems. It was all towards becoming a better hacker.
Hackers are breaking the systems for profit. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is big business.
People sometimes ask me if it is a sin in the Church of Emacs to use vi. Using a free version of vi is not a sin; it is a penance. So happy hacking.
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