GUIDE TO (mostly) HARMLESS HACKING
Beginners' Series Number 10 part 1
How to Explore the
Insides of Internet Computers -- from your Browser!
Here's a hacking trick that even a total beginner can do.
This technique is so simple that you can learn it in five minutes.
Yet it is so powerful enough to amaze your friends and reveal
fascinating, hidden things about millions of Internet host computers.
Yet it is perfectly legal and harmless (as long as you don't
take it any further than what this Guide will teach you). Furthermore,
this is a technique that truly brilliant computer break-in experts
use all the time. It's muhahaha time!
In this Guide you will learn how to:
How to Uncover Hidden Parts of a Web Site
Let's start with the simplest webserver hack. Some web sites
have pages and/or graphics that aren't linked to anything that
you could reach starting from the main page. Normally you could
only view these pages by guessing their name. However, there
is a cool trick often lets you see everything in a directory
even if it isn't linked to any other web page.