Mostly Hacking Attacks take place over the Internet. There is a big chance of getting hacked when you are connected to the internet, but this doesn’t mean that we should stop using the internet. That’s why there are ethical hackers to protect us on the internet.
An Understanding of Programming Languages can help you in creating your own tools for Ethical Hacking. You can automate lots of your tasks to save time. Programming skills can also help you in understanding the working of hacking tools made by other Ethical Hackers and use them efficiently.
While operating any smart device, the software you first interact with is the operating system. So a basic knowledge of popular operating systems is required. But you need to master one operating system mainly, i.e. Linux, because this is the operating system that is mainly on most of the web servers. So, Linux skills are a must.