Becoming a Professional Hacker – Are Programming Skills Really Necessary?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions about the world of ethical hacking. Do you need to learn how to program to become an penetration tester? My answer would be “You are NOT going to be a good hacker.” Ethical Hacking is a loophole for us to do what we love and actually get paid to do it. Every hacker I have ever talked to got their start with an intense curiosity about computers, networks, etc. and how they all work together. Programming languages allow us to create anything we can imagine. If I was an architect, I

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