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Sins of a Solar Spymaster #19: Hacking New Eden – Myth and Reality

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For the latest edition of Sins of a Solar Spymaster, the Mittani sets out to separate fact from fiction as examines the phenomenon behind one of 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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