No spam. Extendedly, duplicating similar content, thread or comment is not allowed (Re-post).
No flaming or harassing other members.
No advertising other similar websites as PA. You may mention them but don't advertise.
No posting other member's personal info if they don't want it. This means don't post the steam urls of cheaters without their consent. Some people do not want others to know the use cheats.
If you are not Staff, don't act like staff (backseat moderator). Please report posts breaking rules instead of trying to take matters into your own hands. There is a report button. Use it for content you think should be removed or modified.
Please familiarize yourself with the different forum sections. Try to find the correct area where your content should be posted. For example, do not post anything related to your VIP hack subscription to the public discussion area.
Do not be afraid to ask a moderator or staff member questions before posting if you think your post might break a rule.
You're only allowed to advertise/inform your giveaway once in the shoutbox. You're not allowed to advertise/inform giveaways that aren't yours.
If you see someone breaking rules or need something done on your thread, don't tag staff members. Use the report feature!
Don't beg and/or ask for reputation.
Members are not allowed to engage in threatening behavior toward other members. This includes flaming. Also threats to steal accounts, dox, or swat. This includes any on-site material such as posts, PMs, or profiles.
No short, low-quality posts like "bump", "lol", "roflmao", "thanks" and any repeated characters to defeat the minimum character count.
Don't attempt to infect members with trojans, viruses, or backdoors.
No direct links to infected downloads in posts or profiles.
You cannot ask for or offer reputation in posts, signatures, or PM. This includes encouragement like "rep is appreciated".
No adult images, adult links, or adult account trading.
Multiple accounts will not be allowed unless you are reporting your original account as hacked. Ban evading will result in the permanent closing of your old account and new accounts. No exceptions.
Advertising of competing sites is not allowed. This refers to any website with a hacker forum that's similar to HF or has a relatively similar forum structure. Advertising includes signatures, PMs, profiles, and posts.
All blackhat hacking activity is forbidden.
Any rules posted in the forums header must also be reviewed. Some forums have special policies that must be adhered to. Don't post in any forum without reading them.
Any marketplace type threads must be in the Marketplace area. A three-day posting ban and a warning is the penalty for wrong forum posting marketplace threads.
No advertising of Discord channels or usernames.
Post in the correct category. Read the forum descriptions if you are confused.
Don't double post. That's when you post one after another instead of editing your existing first post.
Don't cross post. That's when you repeat a post in multiple threads or categories.
Create relevant subjects for threads. Shit like "OMG" for a subject is immature and asinine.
When posting content from another site, credit the site; use quotes and link to original content (unless it is a competing forum, in which case you shouldn’t be posting the content).