The History of Hacking Part 2

So, we are at the second part of the history of hacking. If you missed the first part, you can find the article right here on Cybersecurity Magazine. Last time we looked at the Legion of Doom (LoD) and we’ll stick with them here at the start, because in the early nineties what became known as the hacker wars were raging! These wars were fought between members of the LoD and members of the Masters of Deception(MoD). This time it is about the story from the ’90s until 2010.

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Hackers History: Part 1

erm “hacker” was used as a term of honour for someone who was able to come up with creative solutions to programming problems. The term hacker changes from something positive to something negative during this period. This happens when a journalist gets the term changed after an interview. When exactly this happens, there is a lot of disagreement about, therefore I will refrain from giving a precise year. This is also the period when you start hearing the name Kevin Mitnick for the first time. He has been described far and wide in many places, including in a movie.

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