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I love Computer Security.

I remember it from when it was called “phreaking” and white, black and blue weren’t hat colors, but ‘box’ colors. I used to have a folder where I’d print and store information about computer viruses (both of them) – how to identify them, and how to remove them. A ‘hard-copy-anti-virus’ if you will.

Then came the Internet, along with Aleph One’s ‘smashing the stack’, Rain Forrest Puppy’s SQL injection guide (‘how I hacked packetstorm’) and next thing you know my hobby becomes a decent way to make a living, not to mention an honorable profession. I think what makes the Security field so special is the fact that it’s both a hobby and a profession for most of the people who work in it. Almost everybody I know that works in IT security truly enjoy their work and wouldn’t trade it for anything else.

We built as a web site for people who need to read about security. This site is dedicated for people who love to write about security. We hope to populate it with people who share our passion, and to fill it with interesting content.


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