Legal Disclaimer

In a world so wide as hacking, which deals with many controversial areas, it became necessary to warn the user about portal’s usage and its services.

Legal Mention

According to the french legislation (6 III 1° article from the law n°2004-575, 21th June 2004) we inform you that:

  • This website is edited by Root-Me, a non-profit organization which objectives are to promote the free diffusion of the knowledge concerning hacking and IT technologies.
  • The website is hosted by Online.
  • The editor is the president of this organization: Guillaume FAHRNER.


The objective is to fix the use cases of this website which address is:
All the documents published on this website are covered by copyrights.

Copyright on the website resources

The creation and conception of this site is ensured by Root-Me. Documents published on the site are covered by copyrights. Any retaking is conditioned to the respect of the intellectual property considering the authors and assignees.
In order to respect the work of the authors and the searching of players:

  • The publishing of solutions, with a free access outside of the portal is forbidden and penalised.
  • Cheating through using these solutions is strictly penalised.
  • No commercial use

Creating links to Root-Me

Root-Me allows every website or every type of support to quote the website or to place a hyperlink pointing to its content.
The authorisation about a link is valid for all website excluding those whose content is polemical, pornographic, xenophobic or that can in a larger part attempt the sensibility of the majority or can prejudice Root-Me, its image, its members or users.

Information and security

Some services on this site, particularly the creation of an account, require for the internet user to give personal information in on-line forms. These information concern the handling of personal data for administrative management of the members, volunteers and donors from the non-profit organization Root-me.


According to the law n° 2004-801 from the 6th August 2004 modifying the law n°78-17 from the 6th January 1978 concerning the protection of physical people toward personal data processing, internet users have the right to access, modify or suppress their personal data or to be against their processing by contacting

The internet user can have access and change his information at every moment into the dedicated space "My parameters" and manage his subscriptions to the newsletters into the section "Modify my newsletters".

Activities of Root-Me are subject to the french law and particularly to the Godfrain law (not translated):

Article 323-1, alinéa 1 du Code pénal : "Le fait d’accéder ou de se maintenir, frauduleusement, dans tout ou partie d’un système de traitement automatisé de données est puni de deux ans d’emprisonnement et de 30000 euros d’amende". La simple tentative est réprimée de la même manière (article 323-7 du Code pénal).

Article 321-1, alinéa 2 du Code pénal : "Lorsqu’il en est résulté soit la suppression ou la modification de données contenues dans le système, soit une altération du fonctionnement de ce système, la peine est de trois ans d’emprisonnement et de 45000 euros d’amende".

Article 323-3 du Code pénal : "Le fait d’introduire frauduleusement des données dans un système de traitement automatisé ou de supprimer ou de modifier frauduleusement les données qu’il contient est puni de cinq ans d’emprisonnement et de 75000 euros d’amende".

Article 323-2 du Code pénal : "Le fait d’entraver ou de fausser le fonctionnement d’un système de traitement automatisé de données est puni de cinq ans d’emprisonnement et de 75000 euros d’amende. Lorsque cette infraction a été commise à l’encontre d’un système de traitement automatisé de données à caractère personnel mis en œuvre par l’Etat, la peine est portée à sept ans d’emprisonnement et à 100 000 € d’amende.".

These information can be modified at every moment without prior notice.