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Hacker World Online
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Genre: Simulation
Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Sep 4, 2012 @ 5:40am
Feb 3 @ 12:47pm
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Description
Enjoy an online hacking experience, easy to play and you might even learn something about hacking. The game uses concepts from the real world and allows you to experience the hacking world without the possibility of getting in trouble. Start off with basic software and hardware, upgrade your station, purchase software and tools, develop better versions of software. Many dynamic missions available, compete to become a top player on the leaderboard. Whitehat or blackhat, the choice is yours.

Advice:
Having slaves is essential, use the slave mission to acquire them, you can run slave programs on your target
Scan your targets to learn what programs and versions they are running
User level access can be gained using a dictionary cracker, brute force or a remote exploit
Admin level access can be gained with brute force and local exploit
Anti-virus will remove all malicious programs on target PC
Use malicious programs like viruses, back-doors and root-kits to extend slave time
The attacking program has to be of the same or higher version to work successfully
To delete a program drag it to the recycle bin.
You can get gold by clicking on the gold bars button.
Have fun
180 Comments
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critic  [author] Apr 4 @ 12:10am 
No, not at the moment.
Goraidin Apr 3 @ 3:13pm 
Hm.. nothing new? :(
Goraidin Mar 3 @ 2:06pm 
Hey critic, will there be a english version only or do you plan to release it in other languages, too?
critic  [author] Feb 19 @ 1:14am 
It's gonna be a while, have to setup a company and get all the legal stuff prepared. Then since Galaxy Union has also been greenlit and it doesn't require a server, it's probably gonna get released first.
Goraidin Feb 18 @ 12:35pm 
When we can get it on Steam?
critic  [author] Jan 31 @ 2:41am 
Thanks.
"DoLnor" Jan 30 @ 9:41am 
I think games with hackers were very good, nice idea!
critic  [author] Nov 11, 2014 @ 4:00am 
Grayhat is achieved by doing a balanced combination of white/black hat tasks.
Hoxeel Nov 10, 2014 @ 10:21am 
Just add Greyhat-hacking and you can count me in.
critic  [author] Sep 11, 2014 @ 7:01am 
We'll see how it goes, for now I need more votes to get this thing off ground.