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Of course you can! Just follow a few guidelines and a SWAT team will not plant their boot on your neck at 3AM: Certified Ethical Hacker White Hat Hacker
My two cents worth of opinion: One becomes something by doing that particular kind of thing. In other words, one becomes a hacker, not by reading and talking about hacking, but by actual hacking. Likewise, one becomes a criminal by committing crimes. Therefore, it is clear that one might hack without committing crimes. So yes, one can be a hacker ...
There are many ways you can be an "ethical hacker." Here are a few that come to mind: You can write malware that helps catch the bad guys. Who the "bad guys" are may depend on who you're working for, and what your beliefs are. This may be a gray/black area to some. You can write malware so you can understand how it works, and then defend against it. The ...
You can get paid for finding vulnerabilities in software and web sites, that hackers could potentially exploit. For example, see here and here.
It's not clear what your intent is or what kinds of attacks you want to carry out, but it sounds like you simply need programs running that are configured to listen to or poll a configurable Command server, which would be one of your VMs. The commands the bots receive then determine their actions towards the victim. If you are shopping for a source of ...
There's a network designed for this purpose called DETER, and they both publish a great deal of information and make their "range" available to other researchers. http://deter-project.org/about_deterlab
Botnets are a large and varied class of software, which do a variety of tasks, so it's not necessarily easy to provide exact examples. With that said, if you take a typical task of creating Denial of Service conditions in the target system, then it's relatively easy to replicate the actions of a botnet with standard software. For example say you want to ...
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