Tuesday, April 12, 2022

So much for that cert

from here and here

It's not like you can actually prove someone is ethical. That interpretation of the Certified Ethical Hacker could never work, even though it's exactly the message it sends. In reality, all the certification really means is that the certificate holder has a certain set of skills associated with ethical hacking. Just because someone has all the skills of a banker doesn't mean you should trust them with your money and as it turns out this supposed ethical hacker shouldn't be trusted with your money either.

Too bad for the other (presumably) more ethical hackers who made that certificate part of their professional reputation - this crook has damaged it's value, perhaps significantly.