What are the best resources to become a hacker?

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    #1Hacking: The Art of Exploitation

    Hacking: The Art of Exploitation

    Hacking: The Art of Exploitation is a nonfiction computer science technology book about hackers and hacking written by Jon Erickson. With over 200 pages, this book is published in 2004 by No Starch Press.

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    Bruce Turner
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Good book that helps you learn how to create your own hacks and exploits instead of just using someone elses tactics. I think this would be a good place to start if you were a beginner at hacking."
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    #2The Complete Ethical Hacking Course

    The Complete Ethical Hacking Course

    This course created by Ermin Kreponic teaches you how to do ethical hacking, penetration testing, web testing, and wifi hacking using Linux and remaining anonymous. 

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    $199.99

    Doris Zheng
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "This is a good run through of ethical hacking and beginning hacking. This can be useful skills in the IT world, and can be used for good - hence the ethical part of this! "
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    #3The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing

    The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing

    The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing is written by Patrick Engebretson which offers an extensive explanation of the basics of hacking and penetration testing for those who want to learn ethical hacking. 

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    Elizabeth Jordan
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I have recently become interested in hacking, and I saw this book mentioned on a forum. So far it has been really helpful in learning the basics. It lays everything out in a way that is easy to follow but doesn't talk down to you. "
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    #4The Complete Ethical Hacking Course: Beginner to Advanced!

    The Complete Ethical Hacking Course: Beginner to Advanced!

    The Complete Ethical Hacking Course: Beginner to Advanced is a video by Joseph Delgadillo that lasts almost sixteen hours and guides the user since his first steps until the most advanced level, where he (or she) becomes an ethical hacker. 

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    Free

    Pranav Chattopadhyay
    Written on May 25, 2018
    "When I first saw that this was a 16 hour video, I was feeling a bit overwhelmed. However, it is set up very nicely, and I learned a good bit about the things I am truly interested in. He has a great voice for such a long video too!"
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    #5Hacking For Beginners

    Hacking For Beginners
    Hacking For Beginners is a complete guide in app format that will let you learn different kinds of hackings. Windows, Linux, wireless hacking, mobile hacking and password cracking, as well as ethical hacking.
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    Android

    Free

    Jacob Beck
    Written on May 28, 2018
    "Hacking for Beginners is a guide that teaches some of the basic techniques of hacking. This only really scratches the surface and is ideal for people who hear the term and wonder what all this is about. BUt if you're really going to try to get into security, then this is simply not an adequate resource."
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    #6The Essential Skills to Becoming a Master Hacker

    The Essential Skills to Becoming a Master Hacker

    The Essential Skills to Becoming a Master Hacker is an article published on the website Wonder How To written by OccoupyTheWeb on May 27, 2016, explaining the fundamental skills on how to be a hacker.

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    Robert Herrera
    Written on May 26, 2018
    "Interesting article. I will never use it, though as it seems too hard and I'm just not smart enough. Really good article with lots of info."
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    #7Cybrary

    Cybrary

    Cybrary is a free platform for cybersecurity training wherein you can learn anytime and anywhere from a subject matter of experts, industry professionals, and thought-leading companies.

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    Free

    Jacqueline Shaw
    Written on May 28, 2018
    "Billing itself as 'Cyber Security" training, I'm sure you could learn a thing or two to be a hacker. Not sure if hacker schools call themselves hacker schools or not."
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    #8Top hacker shows us how it's done

    Top hacker shows us how it's done
    You think your wireless and other technology is safe? From Blue Tooth to automobile remotes, PCs, and "secure" credit cards, Hacker extraordinaire shows how nearly every secure system is vulnerable.
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    Free

    Vivaan Jhadav
    Written on May 28, 2018
    "i think seeing this video really opened my eyes to what people are truly capable of."

Summary

Best What are the best resources to become a hacker
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Hacking: The Art of ExploitationBooks 19 Paid
2The Complete Ethical Hacking CourseCourse 14 Paid
3The Basics of Hacking and Penetration TestingBooks 12 Paid
4The Complete Ethical Hacking Course: Beginner to Advanced!Course 9 Free
5Hacking For BeginnersApps 7 Free
6The Essential Skills to Becoming a Master HackerArticles 5 Free
7CybraryWebsites 3 Free
8Top hacker shows us how it's doneVideos 1 Free
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