Ankit Fadia

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    Ankit Fadia

    This kid is driving me crazy.. I read his books and tutorials.. everything is so lame in them but he claims is a world super hacker or whatever and also claims the FBI are consulting him on cyber terrorism.. What $$$$....


    This guys does not even know how to code properly .( based on the C tutorials he has created).. and claims everything under the sun..

    He is being championed by the media here... Even a portal signed him up as a gues or sometin giving him lots of money (publicity stunt for the portal)...


    what do you guys think of this lamer...

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    Never heard of him. I went to his site and looked at his C "Tutorial". I just scrolled down to where he had written some code and noticed this:

    Code:
    #include <stdio.h>
    
    main() {
    
    printf ("Hello World \n");
    
    }
    Yeah that is pretty much all I need to see in regards to his programming abilities.
    "...the results are undefined, and we all know what "undefined" means: it means it works during development, it works during testing, and it blows up in your most important customers' faces." --Scott Meyers

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    well that fellow became an overnight celebrity without knowin much.. He wrote books which contained information available on most of the hack websites like how to get windows password, getting NT password etc etc explained in his own lame language and he is a prime star here...


    No idea why the FBI would want to consult this lamer... He claims they did, even claims that some terrorist group contacted him for help. blah blah blah....

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    it is possible to be an excellent hacker as well as a skilled coder without following the standards. What is proper does not define what is skill.
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    hacking windows isn't even a skill... you can hack onto windows easier than bill gates can make his users happy... . Seriously though, the password file is at easy access once you switch to dos mode.

    Though I kind'a take back what I just said. An o/s is only as secure as the user makes it. Windows is the same there, but you'd think some security would be build in to windows, instead a pretty penny is supposed to be made out of each sale. Ahh whatever.

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    Originally posted by FillYourBrain
    it is possible to be an excellent hacker as well as a skilled coder without following the standards. What is proper does not define what is skill.
    hmm.. i agree with you.. but this guy is no good in anything... But brags a lot saying terrorists contacted him, FBI contacted him, etc etc.. It all talk and no work..

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    oh you may be right. I don't know the guy, but I just don't see the connection between knowing proper C/C++ and other computer/programming skills.
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    Re: ...

    Originally posted by drdroid
    hacking windows isn't even a skill... you can hack onto windows easier than bill gates can make his users happy... . Seriously though, the password file is at easy access once you switch to dos mode.
    Only Mickey-Mouse versions like Windows 98....try that in Windows 2000 and you dont have a hope

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    quote:
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    Originally posted by drdroid
    hacking windows isn't even a skill... you can hack onto windows easier than bill gates can make his users happy... . Seriously though, the password file is at easy access once you switch to dos mode.
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    Only Mickey-Mouse versions like Windows 98....try that in Windows 2000 and you dont have a hope
    I agree, but you'd be surpised by the number of people who still use 98.

    edit: I'm going to make a poll on this subject...
    Last edited by drdroid; 08-01-2003 at 08:13 AM.

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    98 was always intended for home computer use. For business use they used NT authentication schemes. They didn't even really store the password, just a hash from what I understand.
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    http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/you.html
    HEEEY!!! I'm not an idiot... WOOO HOOO!!! ONE MOOO TAAAIIIIMMEEE!!!

    ::click::

    WOOO HOOO!!!

    edit: Version of Windows wow, this surprises even me.
    Last edited by drdroid; 08-01-2003 at 09:10 AM.

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    Originally posted by MrWizard
    Never heard of him. I went to his site and looked at his C "Tutorial". I just scrolled down to where he had written some code and noticed this:

    Code:
    #include <stdio.h>
    
    main() {
    
    printf ("Hello World \n");
    
    }
    Yeah that is pretty much all I need to see in regards to his programming abilities.
    Well, that is valid under the C89 standard.

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    From Ankit's website
    His Software: He is running Windows 95 on one partition and keeps switching between RHL 6.1 and SUSE on the other partition. He has IE 6 installed and mostly uses Outlook Express to receive and send mails.
    Pretty much sums it up. Nobody who knows anything about computers uses Internet Explorer. Or outlook.

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    SPS. That's all it could be. SPS.

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    Pretty much sums it up. Nobody who knows anything about computers uses Internet Explorer. Or outlook.
    Thats what i was thinking for the longest time.

    On another board some one said that one of the harder tests to pass is the MSCE, any truth to it?

    He also said it covered more networking than Ciscos. Is it Windows-ified networking or real concepts?

    Does being a MSCE really mean your more than a tech monkey?

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