Quote: Originally Posted by xXSevenXx
Just out of interest, what education level do you need, to be a spammer/hacker?
Looking at it from another angle..........How high is the sky?
In this day and age with the level of sophistication of the systems, and programming in the field.
I would think it boils down to the amount of desire a person would have in order to achieve his or her goals.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was composing, and preforming in front of royalty at the age of five, and in that context a child in kindergarten who had the desire could learn the workings of the cyberworld for good......or bad.
Notice how I put that, for good......or bad.
It is an inherent quality of Human Nature to try and do the best you can possibly do, unfortunately for whatever reason(s) a person can fall to the darker side of humanity.
It has been my pleasure to converse, and read some of the postings of thirteen year olds here at W7F who exhibit the mental alacrity of understanding the capabilities of a computer, and its endless possibilities, especially when connected to the WorldWideWeb.
Right now I am waiting to hear from Google on how a spammer can use my address to email me spam. That's what draw-ed me to read this post by JMH.
It shows up in my spam box.....From: me
, is that a lucky accident or was it designed that way?
But IMHO, to answer your question......It all depends on the individual.