amanfromMars 1 Tue 18 Nov 08:17  adding more on http://forums.theregister.co.uk/forum/1/2014/11/17/security_education/
All hackers are not equal ….. Amen Hallelujah, and we can thank Global Operating Devices for that.
Regarding unequal hackers and code crackers, Anonymous Coward, and …
Coding is a ‘contact sport’. You can’t learn it in a classroom. You can’t learn it by reading a book, or a blog. You have to spend some time with a compiler and figure it out for yourself. Classrooms, books, blogs etc have value in the educational process, but they can’t impart the abilities that spending time doing an activity does.
…. are there lots of things learnt and to be deeper explored and further developed and tested and tempered through valuable and valued experience in both private and personal, public and pirate experimental use, and/but which can beautifully easily be turned to rabidly server and insatiably satisfy the darker webs that weave entanglements with the wilder sides of life in Live Operational Virtual Environments …. [and which be both Practically Real and Intangible CyberSpace AIdDVentures, xerocred (Perhaps if we could stop using the comical sci-fi ‘cyber’ term to describe ICT security then maybe more people would be interested.)] ….. which are best kept securely vaulted and MKUltraTS/SCI for the benefit of the Greater Good, for to abuse and misuse some things which are increasingly easily learned in this day and age of Instant Universal Communication and Zerodays and SMARTR IntelAIgent Steganography, can harbour and wield the ultimate sanction, Extremely Prejudicial Termination and Permanent Future Removal with Current Player Eradication from The Great Game.
Haven’t you heard? … Take care Out There and remember to never forget ……..
Reports that say that something hasn’t happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns — the ones we don’t know we don’t know. And if one looks throughout the history of our country and other free countries, it is the latter category that tend to be the difficult ones. ….. Donald Rumsfeld RIP