The Birth Of Hacking
The society of the late 1970s and early 1980s was greatly influenced by the arrival of the personal computer; it was during this time that the computing technology was reduced in size enough to fit comfortably into the home and to be called "personal computers" or PCs.
While the number of PC users increased, a rather mysterious fringe element developed within this population: hackers. This term, popularized in 1983 by Newsweek magazine, describes users who prefer to dig into the innards of a computer, rather than simply use it. They are playful and curious, individualistic and smart, and have a passion for computers and networks. And they are also the nightmare of network administrators, security services and even the FBI.
Some hackers have left their marks on the history of computers, becoming idols for a whole class of newer computer users. Let's go back and take a look at these computer gods, some of whom could break every known protection, and even became involved in great virtual manhunts with the powers that be.
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They should have very serious consequences for hackers. I'm tired of defaced websites, viruses, trojans, etc. Although it is fun to screw around with other people's computers..especially if they've done it to you...but either way there should be some huge penalties for hacking. I say chop off a thumb on the first offence. 2nd offence: chope off the rest of the fingers on that hand. Hackers along with script kiddies would cease to exist.Reply
sounds like you have been the victim of malware and virii while doing some questionable internet browsing...Reply
Well, 'Anonymous', I hope you're using Tor to browse the 'intarweb', you worthless plebian.Reply
Here in the USA, we aren't barbarians, and the only people who would even deserve such harsh treatment would be rapists and their ilk. Even so, we just lock em up and release them on probation a few months/years later. :P
Not perfect, but I say cutting off fingers because you're too stupid to take basic steps to protect your system? Kinda harsh.
The difference between a robber and a hacker, is that you can completely stop a hacker by unplugging your phone line from your modem.
Do that, for the sake of humanity. :P
Well it is important info, but i don't think you can call them the best :) they got basted after all. Governments got best hackers if you ask me.Reply
There are numerous other well documented hacks that probably deserved a mention.Reply
At least you did take the moral high ground.
You neglected to mention Electron and Phoenix ... clearly they were better than most of these mentioned here.
hmmm so this hacker list is not complete oh oh oh , you should have guys, it was most interesting reading about this. But i think hackers are a necessary evil without them how would i play my pirated games :DReply
"Well it is important info, but i don't think you can call them the best :) they got basted after all. Governments got best hackers if you ask me. "
Lol, where do you think the Government found there hackers? They hired guys like this ^^Rofl
Script kiddies. Blegh.Reply
its good to be a hacker
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