Sins of a Solar Spymaster #19: Hacking New Eden Myth and Reality
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the Mittani sets out to separate fact from fiction as examines the
phenomenon behind one of href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/eve/" target="_blank"> style="font-style: italic;">EVE Online’s
mythical beasts – the dreaded hacker. Who are these strange
creatures that seemingly slip through null sec space undetected yet are
so often considered the root of all wrong-doing in New Eden?
When I got into the
spy business around March of 2006, one of the first
things the nascent GIA did was attempt to gauge exactly how prevalent
hacking was in alliance politics. This was a drive primarily fueled by
my own ignorance; knowing nearly as much about code as I do home
decorating, I assumed that surely hackers were a dime a dozen. It
seemed that every other forum drama thread referred to them.
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