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Happy New Year – here’s my special gift to you, corelanc0d3r

I’m not going to spend a lot of words on this. Facts speak for themselves.

A short while ago, I discovered this:

http://www.hackforums.net/showthread.php?tid=3031925

(you need to register to get access to the thread). Screenshot :

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idle-hands profile :

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Reputation

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I registered a useraccount "corelanc0d3r" and used the "Report" button, but for some reason my user account disappeared shortly after that.

So I created another useraccount "corelanc0d3r" and attempted to post a reply to the thread, but I got this message :

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So in the end, I had to post my answer to pastebin : http://pastebin.com/BdBLC03D

Reply to http://www.hackforums.net/showthread.php?tid=3031925
Dec 2012

Dear idle-hands,

Let’s assume you did actually take my training (and the Offsec/Sans/Strategic trainings as well).
Don’t you remember my rant, at the start of the training session, when I explained why it’s a bad thing to see my course material on the internet ? That the course is private and confidential and you are not allowed to share (let alone sell)?
Apart from the reasons I explained during the course, and the fact that you are simply violating copyrights and causing irreparable damage, it’s just disrespectful to any decent trainer who put his / her heart and soul into building quality classes and going the extra mile in delivering good classes.

What part of that was not clear ?

People like you are the reason why people like me get demotivated. A single previous incident shook me up for about a year.
This incident is not helping at all. What you are doing is disgusting me again and causing damage to me, personally.
It makes me wonder why I spend all of my spare time in writing stuff, so pricks like you can take advantage of it.
You’re a disgrace to our community and as far as I’m concerned, you’re not even a part of it. You don’t need to be an infosec professional to understand what ethics and respect are.

I don’t know how many people you have sold the material to, but I hope one of them will come to me and report your name, so I can exclude you from any current and future benefits you have as a former student of my class.

On top of that, I kindly request you to refund each and every person who you sold the material to; and I strongly demand you to stop selling training courses and/or sharing courseware. Stop being a dick. Seriously.

Finally, I would like to ask you – grab your balls together, be a man and send me an email, explaining why you are doing this. You know where to find me.

thanks

Peter "corelanc0d3r" Van Eeckhoutte

If anyone knows who this idle-hands guy is, please let me know.

If you are "idle-hands", read my reply and contact me. Maybe you can undo some damage.

thanks

Peter


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