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Eiji Takanaka
June 30th, 2011, 12:58 AM
If you were amazing with computers, so much so that you virtually speak binary, what would you use those powers for and why? You could answer this either on a fantastical or realistical level. The choice as they say, is yours.

haqking
June 30th, 2011, 01:05 AM
If you were amazing with computers, so much so that you virtually speak binary, what would you use those powers for and why? You could answer this either on a fantastical or realistical level. The choice as they say, is yours.

in reference to virtually speaking binary:

well actually sadly i know but i know the ASCII tables off by heart in my head.

And i often send text messages to a buddy of mine who understands me in binary or hex to which we respond again in binary or hex (where in our heads we convert to decimal or whatever to correlate with the Ascii tables, it is so sad, we have done it for years beginning with emails back in late 90's and even today we post FB statuses in it, no big achievement at all obviously it is just kinda funny, his wife thinks we are right geeks which of course is true.

as for what would i do, well i am bound by certain Codes of Ethics and my and so i am no longer able to have fun ;-) well i could tell you but then i would have to kill you :P

Bandit
June 30th, 2011, 01:25 AM
in reference to virtually speaking binary:

well actually sadly i know but i know the ASCII tables off by heart in my head.

....

I used to know many of them when I helped run a BBS back in the 90's. Only way to add graphics.. hehe Then ASCII Draw program came alone and made life easier.

StephanG
June 30th, 2011, 06:32 AM
Well, this is very fanstamical, but I would rewrite Kubuntu in assembler.

I would love to see how big a 700 MB Operating system becomes when you remove all the abstraction layers and all the little tricks that makes all the different inter-changable little parts play nicely with each other.

Basically I want to hard-code everything to see what percentage of the code that exists in a typical install is actually code I use, and what percentage is just to make life easier for the developers.

Not sure I conveyed that well, but I hope you understand what I'm trying to convey. And if you don't understand, just interpret it anyway you want to. :guitar:

t0p
June 30th, 2011, 08:17 AM
I'd install Windows ME in my brain, then my employer would have a valid reason for paying me peanuts.

Eiji Takanaka
June 30th, 2011, 11:31 AM
Ascii tables binary sounds funny, how did you know where one ascii character started and another ended tho, binarily speaking? I take it you just left a space in the binary code?

FlameReaper
June 30th, 2011, 04:24 PM
Make everyone understand computers magically as how I do, so that tech support becomes easier.

Because when you work at tech support, you'll have to know it's like becoming a translator between two people who speak different languages because you speak both.

frankbooth
June 30th, 2011, 07:43 PM
Make everyone understand computers magically as how I do, so that tech support becomes easier.

Because when you work at tech support, you'll have to know it's like becoming a translator between two people who speak different languages because you speak both.

wouldn't this make your job useless and thus make you unemployed? :P

ScionicSpectre
June 30th, 2011, 09:55 PM
I'd read Adobe CS and Autodesk's suite (in binary, of course), rewrite them in C++ and Python for Qt with good comments, smash a few bugs, and open source them under different names.

And a lot of people would get sued, no doubt. Oh, and a lot of GNOME users would cry about them being Qt applications, and have a hard time explaining themselves when I ask why that's a bad thing. XD Wait, that has nothing to do with hacking.

magmon
June 30th, 2011, 10:05 PM
I'd install Arch.

forrestcupp
June 30th, 2011, 10:49 PM
01101110
01101111
01110100
01101000
01101001
01101110
01100111

haqking
June 30th, 2011, 10:51 PM
01101110
01101111
01110100
01101000
01101001
01101110
01100111


well you are either a 1 or a 0 (nothing) ;-)

MBybee
June 30th, 2011, 11:01 PM
well you are either a 1 or a 0 (nothing) ;-)

True enough :)

01000001 00100000 01110000 01110010 01101111 01100111 01110010 01100001 01101101 01101101 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01100111 01100101 01101110 01101001 01110101 01110011 00100000 01100011 01100001 01101100 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01001000 01100001 01101110 01101011 00001010 01010111 01110010 01101111 01110100 01100101 00100000 01100001 00100000 01110011 01111001 01110011 01110100 01100101 01101101 00100000 01110100 01101111 00100000 01100001 01100011 01100011 01100101 01110011 01110011 00100000 01101000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01100010 01100001 01101110 01101011 00001010 01010111 01101000 01100101 01101110 00100000 01101000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01101101 01100101 01101101 01101111 01110010 01111001 00100000 01100110 01100001 01101001 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01101000 01101001 01101101 00001010 01010100 01101000 01100101 01111001 00100000 01101110 01100001 01101001 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01101000 01101001 01101101 00100000 01110100 01101000 01100101 01101110 00100000 01101010 01100001 01101001 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01101000 01101001 01101101 00001010 01001110 01101111 01110111 00100000 01101000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01110011 01110100 01101111 01110010 01100001 01100111 01100101 00100000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01100010 01100001 01110011 01101001 01100011 00100000 01100001 01101110 01100100 00100000 01100100 01100001 01101110 01101011 00101110

:popcorn:

forrestcupp
July 1st, 2011, 12:11 AM
True enough :)

01000001 00100000 01110000 01110010 01101111 01100111 01110010 01100001 01101101 01101101 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01100111 01100101 01101110 01101001 01110101 01110011 00100000 01100011 01100001 01101100 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01001000 01100001 01101110 01101011 00001010 01010111 01110010 01101111 01110100 01100101 00100000 01100001 00100000 01110011 01111001 01110011 01110100 01100101 01101101 00100000 01110100 01101111 00100000 01100001 01100011 01100011 01100101 01110011 01110011 00100000 01101000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01100010 01100001 01101110 01101011 00001010 01010111 01101000 01100101 01101110 00100000 01101000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01101101 01100101 01101101 01101111 01110010 01111001 00100000 01100110 01100001 01101001 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01101000 01101001 01101101 00001010 01010100 01101000 01100101 01111001 00100000 01101110 01100001 01101001 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01101000 01101001 01101101 00100000 01110100 01101000 01100101 01101110 00100000 01101010 01100001 01101001 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01101000 01101001 01101101 00001010 01001110 01101111 01110111 00100000 01101000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01110011 01110100 01101111 01110010 01100001 01100111 01100101 00100000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01100010 01100001 01110011 01101001 01100011 00100000 01100001 01101110 01100100 00100000 01100100 01100001 01101110 01101011 00101110

:popcorn:

Lol. A cookie for the first person who takes the time to figure that one out. :)

Disclaimer: you'll have to buy the cookie yourself, though.

F.G.
July 1st, 2011, 12:17 AM
poor Hank.

magmon
July 1st, 2011, 12:18 AM
True enough :)

01000001 00100000 01110000 01110010 01101111 01100111 01110010 01100001 01101101 01101101 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01100111 01100101 01101110 01101001 01110101 01110011 00100000 01100011 01100001 01101100 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01001000 01100001 01101110 01101011 00001010 01010111 01110010 01101111 01110100 01100101 00100000 01100001 00100000 01110011 01111001 01110011 01110100 01100101 01101101 00100000 01110100 01101111 00100000 01100001 01100011 01100011 01100101 01110011 01110011 00100000 01101000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01100010 01100001 01101110 01101011 00001010 01010111 01101000 01100101 01101110 00100000 01101000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01101101 01100101 01101101 01101111 01110010 01111001 00100000 01100110 01100001 01101001 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01101000 01101001 01101101 00001010 01010100 01101000 01100101 01111001 00100000 01101110 01100001 01101001 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01101000 01101001 01101101 00100000 01110100 01101000 01100101 01101110 00100000 01101010 01100001 01101001 01101100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01101000 01101001 01101101 00001010 01001110 01101111 01110111 00100000 01101000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01110011 01110100 01101111 01110010 01100001 01100111 01100101 00100000 01101001 01110011 00100000 01100010 01100001 01110011 01101001 01100011 00100000 01100001 01101110 01100100 00100000 01100100 01100001 01101110 01101011 00101110

:popcorn:

A programming genius called Hank
Wrote a system to access his bank
When his memory failed him
They nailed him then jailed him
Now his storage is basic and dank.

MBybee
July 1st, 2011, 12:22 AM
A programming genius called Hank
Wrote a system to access his bank
When his memory failed him
They nailed him then jailed him
Now his storage is basic and dank.

Looks like forrestcupp owes one of you a cookie :D

magmon
July 1st, 2011, 12:29 AM
Yeah. And Forrestcupp's says "Nothing"

forrestcupp
July 1st, 2011, 01:02 AM
Looks like forrestcupp owes one of you a cookie :D

You obviously didn't read my disclaimer. ;)

F.G.
July 1st, 2011, 01:22 AM
hey, so i guess the point of this thread has drifted a bit, nonetheless I though i'd post this:

11111100010001111110100101111111010110011111101011 00111111010111111111000000111111010001111111101100 10111111011010111111101001011111110101100111110000 00111111011011111111101011111111110110010111111010 1100111111010010011111000001


hint: this isn't binary (or at least not completely binary).

cgroza
July 1st, 2011, 01:39 AM
0100100

Dangertux
July 1st, 2011, 03:55 AM
I figured I'd change it up.

49:20:77:6f:75:6c:64:20:6a:75:73:74:20:73:69:74:20 :61:72:6f:75:6e:64:20:61:6e:64:20:74:68:69:6e:6b:2 0:6f:66:20:68:6f:77:20:61:77:65:73:6f:6d:65:20:49: 20:77:61:73:2e:20:49:20:77:6f:75:6c:64:20:66:61:70 :20:61:20:6c:6f:74:20:74:6f:6f:2e

pimentel28
July 1st, 2011, 04:02 AM
Mhmm, very hard...I'd say personally, I would write a virus like Stuxnet to target people DDoSing websites, and render their network drivers useless (along with their computers, even if their running Linux)! Thus, they wouldn't be able to DDoS without an internet connection (or working computer for that matter) ;)

Oh, I'd freely make the source code of the virus available for everyone to see :D

Orrrr, I would actually "hack" into peoples' minds. It isn't binary, but it's a sense of hacking anyways. And read their thoughts. Best power eva. You'd be a step ahead of everyone.

FlameReaper
July 2nd, 2011, 04:21 AM
wouldn't this make your job useless and thus make you unemployed? :P

Of course I'm not going to give them full power. The basics will be fine.

Besides, I still need to get a living from my job, so giving very, very limited information while having more details "classified" should be fair game :D

Shhhh.

Eiji Takanaka
March 7th, 2012, 08:33 PM
Worth a *bump* ? =P

Simian Man
March 7th, 2012, 08:41 PM
Lol. A cookie for the first person who takes the time to figure that one out. :)

Disclaimer: you'll have to buy the cookie yourself, though.

http://www.roubaixinteractive.com/PlayGround/Binary_Conversion/Binary_To_Text.asp

:)

Gremlinzzz
March 7th, 2012, 11:23 PM
:popcorn:

01101001001000000111010101110011011001010010000000 00110100001010011010000111010001110100011100000011 10100010111100101111011011100110100101100011011010 11011000110110100101110011011010110110010100101110 01100011011011110110110100101111011101000110111101 10111101101100011100110010111101100010011010010110 11100110000101110010011110010010111001110000011010 0001110000

Eiji Takanaka
March 8th, 2012, 02:12 AM
Just watched hackers again. Zerocool. Hoho. What a name.

I wonder if anyone has ever taken control of a radio/t.v station.

I would say that would probably be the greatest "hack" of all time.

Gremlinzzz
March 8th, 2012, 05:32 AM
01110100011010000110010100100000011001110111001001 10010101100001011101000110010101110011011101000010 00000010001001101000011000010110001101101011001000 10001000000110111101100110001000000110000101101100 01101100001000000111010001101001011011010110010100 10000001101001011100110010000001110100011010000110 01010010000001101111011011100110010100100000011110 01011011110111010100100000011101110110100101101100 01101100001000000110111001100101011101100110010101 11001000100000011010000110010101100001011100100010 00000110000101100010011011110111010101110100


:popcorn:

cariboo
March 8th, 2012, 06:33 AM
Just watched hackers again. Zerocool. Hoho. What a name.

I wonder if anyone has ever taken control of a radio/t.v station.

I would say that would probably be the greatest "hack" of all time.

We have over 40 members using some variant of zerocool as a user name. :) :)

yetiman64
March 8th, 2012, 01:45 PM
Worth a *bump* ? =P

=D>glad you did or I would have missed this one ...


I figured I'd change it up.

49:20:77:6f:75:6c:64:20:6a:75:73:74:20:73:69:74:20 :61:72:6f:75:6e:64:20:61:6e:64:20:74:68:69:6e:6b:2 0:6f:66:20:68:6f:77:20:61:77:65:73:6f:6d:65:20:49: 20:77:61:73:2e:20:49:20:77:6f:75:6c:64:20:66:61:70 :20:61:20:6c:6f:74:20:74:6f:6f:2e

:shock: 77:6f:77:2c:20:77:68:61:74:20:61:6e:20:61:64:6d:69 :73:73:69:6f:6e

48:6f:77:27:73:20:79:6f:75:72:20:65:79:65:73:69:67 :68:74:20:68:6f:6c:64:69:6e:67:20:6f:75:74:20:61:6 6:74:65:72:20:38:20:6d:6f:6e:74:68:73:20:6f:66:20: 64:6f:69:6e:67:20:74:68:61:74:20:44:61:6e:67:65:72 :74:75:78:20:3f :lol:

Gremlinzzz
March 8th, 2012, 03:19 PM
How many members have neo that was a choice name when The Matrix came out.
:popcorn:

110145154154157040127157162154144

spynappels
March 8th, 2012, 03:27 PM
how many members have neo that was a choice name when the matrix came out.
:popcorn:

110145154154157040127157162154144

101156144040163141155145040164157040171157165041

SoFl W
March 8th, 2012, 03:33 PM
if you were amazing with computers, so much so that you virtually speak binary, what would you use those powers for and why?

01001001 00100000 01110111 01101111 01110101 01101100 01100100 00100000 01110111 01110010 01101001 01110100 01100101 00100000 01100011 01101111 01100100 01100101 00100000 01110100 01101111 00100000 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101101 01101001 01101110 01100001 01110100 01100101 00100000 01110011 01110100 01110101 01110000 01101001 01100100 00100000 01110100 01101111 01110000 01101001 01100011 01110011 00100000 01100110 01110010 01101111 01101101 00100000 01110100 01101000 01100101 00100000 01100110 01101111 01110010 01110101 01101101 01110011 00101110

Gremlinzzz
March 8th, 2012, 03:57 PM
01001001 00100000 01110111 01101111 01110101 01101100 01100100 00100000 01110111 01110010 01101001 01110100 01100101 00100000 01100011 01101111 01100100 01100101 00100000 01110100 01101111 00100000 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101101 01101001 01101110 01100001 01110100 01100101 00100000 01110011 01110100 01110101 01110000 01101001 01100100 00100000 01110100 01101111 01110000 01101001 01100011 01110011 00100000 01100110 01110010 01101111 01101101 00100000 01110100 01101000 01100101 00100000 01100110 01101111 01110010 01110101 01101101 01110011 00101110

01001001011001100010000001110111011001010010000001 10010101101100011010010110110101101001011011100110 00010111010001100101001000000110000101101110011110 01001000000110110101101111011100100110010100100000 01110100011011110111000001101001011000110111001100 10000001110100011010000110010101110010011001010010 00000111011101101001011011000110110000100000011000 10011001010010000001101110011011110010000001100110 01101111011100100111010101101101
:popcorn:

Eiji Takanaka
March 8th, 2012, 07:15 PM
We have over 40 members using some variant of zerocool as a user name. :smile: :smile:The more the merrier.

If some-one ever perpetrates an epic hack by that handle, they have a crowd to hide in.

Hoho ;)

Diametric
March 8th, 2012, 07:15 PM
in reference to virtually speaking binary:

well actually sadly i know but i know the ASCII tables off by heart in my head.

And i often send text messages to a buddy of mine who understands me in binary or hex to which we respond again in binary or hex (where in our heads we convert to decimal or whatever to correlate with the Ascii tables, it is so sad, we have done it for years beginning with emails back in late 90's and even today we post FB statuses in it, no big achievement at all obviously it is just kinda funny, his wife thinks we are right geeks which of course is true.

as for what would i do, well i am bound by certain Codes of Ethics and my and so i am no longer able to have fun ;-) well i could tell you but then i would have to kill you :P

Woooooooooooow! I don't know whether to be impressed or a little scared....lol.

samalex
March 8th, 2012, 08:53 PM
Think about what said hacker could do with the keys to the International Space Station...

Relevant (http://news.discovery.com/space/stolen-nasa-laptop-had-space-station-control-code-120301.html)

Sylos
March 8th, 2012, 09:08 PM
I'd fix all of my own problems and stop bothering poor people on the fourm. :)

ageofsteam
March 8th, 2012, 09:57 PM
...Orrrr, I would actually "hack" into peoples' minds. It isn't binary, but it's a sense of hacking anyways. And read their thoughts. Best power eva. You'd be a step ahead of everyone.

I don't think that anyone with this ability would really want it... Think of the nastiest, vilest Youtube and online newpaper comments you've ever read- and then think of the fact that real people are posting those.

You'd end up a hermit/misanthrope. :( </depressing pragmatist>

Nixarter
March 8th, 2012, 11:24 PM
Just watched hackers again. Zerocool. Hoho. What a name.

I wonder if anyone has ever taken control of a radio/t.v station.

I would say that would probably be the greatest "hack" of all time.

It would be a waste of time, really. It is much easier to simply overpower it (in areas, at least), which if you google has been done before on occassion. Also, google pirate radio.

My hack would be a program to decompile code to your choice of programming language (with built-in optimizers) and/or transcode from one language to another. And have it all actually work reliably.

Eiji Takanaka
March 9th, 2012, 04:42 AM
Haha Ageofsteam, true man true.

You could always hack them to help them though i spose :wink:.

Yeh space station hack was a pretty cool hack man (if it was one) i read the article about someone getting the algortihms or something of the sort. Thats pretty immense to be fair.

Overpowering would be good on a local level sure, i'm just waiting for the ultimate hack of a national/international t.v station, even if it was just for 30 seconds man and involved that cat that plays piano on youtube.

That would be some kudos points right there haha.

Not that i'm encouraging such things of course.

I'm fairly sure a place like this with truck loads of geeks, would be under monitoration by some sort of secret conspiring *edit* ;) stingy people.

Hoho :wink:

*Edit looks like it's allready been done back in the 80's*

Genius.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadcast_signal_intrusion
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julioneander
March 9th, 2012, 01:46 PM
I'd just plug several connectors in my brain and sniff every bit passing through. Then I'd try to figure out how can I modify my brain to fit certain momentaneous needs.

Yeah, that would be nice! Imagine the possibilities...

Regards.

t0p
March 9th, 2012, 08:42 PM
Think about what said hacker could do with the keys to the International Space Station...

Relevant (http://news.discovery.com/space/stolen-nasa-laptop-had-space-station-control-code-120301.html)

What would the astronauts do if samalex made the ISS fall out of orbit? Do they have escape pods or something? Or would they just have to frazzle up and die on re-entry?

samalex
March 9th, 2012, 09:57 PM
What would the astronauts do if samalex made the ISS fall out of orbit? Do they have escape pods or something? Or would they just have to frazzle up and die on re-entry?

Urm, I don't have the keys, just noting the article where someone got a laptop with the command codes. NASA assures us that the codes are no good anymore though.

Stonecold1995
March 9th, 2012, 10:22 PM
I'd write a worm that can infect every main OS and use it to add every computer in the world to my botnet! Bwahahahaha!

Or I'd write a program like #refref but that works on every server and is 100 times more powerful.

Gremlinzzz
March 10th, 2012, 01:53 AM
Are Nortons products safe to use?:popcorn:
Symantec has previously admitted that hackers gained access to source code for its Norton Internet Security, Norton Antivirus Corp. Edition, Norton Utilities and pcAnywhere in a 2006 hack on its servers. The company has maintained that users are at relatively low risk from the theft. The company could not be reached immediately for comment.
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9225043/Anonymous_defaces_police_equipment_supplier_site_r eleases_Symantec_code?taxonomyId=17

Eiji Takanaka
March 10th, 2012, 05:20 AM
Haha Gremlinz thats somewhat equivical to

"Fiat (or any car manufacturer here) are now selling their new range of cars with no brakes, dodgy airbags, and broken seat-belt fastners"

A spokesman from fiat(or whatever) ensured that it "posed no significant safety issues" though. ;)

Lucradia
March 10th, 2012, 09:11 PM
I'd literally have it so that ReactOS was more bug free, and stood as an equal to Windows 7.

Eiji Takanaka
May 15th, 2012, 02:39 AM
bumpdiggity doo dop de booby shoo wop.

Bandit
May 15th, 2012, 02:50 AM
Are Nortons products safe to use?:popcorn:
Symantec has previously admitted that hackers gained access to source code for its Norton Internet Security, Norton Antivirus Corp. Edition, Norton Utilities and pcAnywhere in a 2006 hack on its servers. The company has maintained that users are at relatively low risk from the theft. The company could not be reached immediately for comment.
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9225043/Anonymous_defaces_police_equipment_supplier_site_r eleases_Symantec_code?taxonomyId=17

Norton around year 2000 = Wonderful AV. Norton today = worse then spyware.

I have had trojans easier to remove then NSE.

Eiji Takanaka
August 7th, 2012, 08:43 PM
*Bump*

I see no-one has perpetrated the most awesome hack ever yet then. I must say i'm somewhat dissapointed ;)

*Freeing energy production alternative patents from the evil claws of vested interests, and publishing them online for the world to benefit.

If there was ever a noble cause for a hacker, and a way to save the planet, then i would assume this would be it.

It would be a start anyways. lolage. ;)

mips
August 7th, 2012, 09:31 PM
Well, this is very fanstamical, but I would rewrite Kubuntu in assembler.

I would love to see how big a 700 MB Operating system becomes when you remove all the abstraction layers and all the little tricks that makes all the different inter-changable little parts play nicely with each other.

Basically I want to hard-code everything to see what percentage of the code that exists in a typical install is actually code I use, and what percentage is just to make life easier for the developers.

Not sure I conveyed that well, but I hope you understand what I'm trying to convey. And if you don't understand, just interpret it anyway you want to. :guitar:

From what I've been told compilers are actually pretty efficient these days so you might not gain much.

That said I have a great love for assembly language ;)

vexorian
August 7th, 2012, 10:48 PM
If you were amazing with computers, so much so that you virtually speak binary, what would you use those powers for and why? You could answer this either on a fantastical or realistical level. The choice as they say, is yours.
I would release ALL the RSA keys to every device. iPods, iPads, iPhones, wiis , xbox, play stations, portable consoles, win8 computers, android phones, DVD, bluray. ALL of them. So that it would be impossible. Completely impossible to forbid anyone from running code that the companies don't want in their own devices. No signed firmware shall survive.

Eiji Takanaka
August 8th, 2012, 02:00 AM
Good call vexorian, if you buy a computer system, you should be able to run whatever you want on it.