Basic Hacker Skills
When people think of hackers they immediately think of the worst but there are many different types of hackers and most of them has done a great deal to improve and develop software, the Internet and electronic devices.
Hacking skills - You must have the patience and will to understand programming languages. There are dozens of programming languages and they have evolved through the years, so start out with learning the basics. You can begin learning the programming language C then progress to other languages like Pascal or Fortran. Then move on to learning Perl, XHTML and other programs used on the Internet.
Understanding computer hardware is also a must as well as all the components that a computer system needs. You need to understand banking systems, and other systems used in the financial world because this is where you'll learn the kinds of security that are in place to protect the system and its clients.