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Kinder, gentler hacks: A bevy of low-stakes early computer breaches

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Apr 6, 2016.

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    When the world was new
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    Today, IT security is a deadly serious business. But in the early days of computing, the stakes were a bit lower. Maybe it's just that we're seeing it through a nostalgic lens, but the computer breaches in the '70s, '80s, and '90s just seemed a bit more ... fun? We spoke to some people who were there, who enjoyed reminiscing about a gentler era, whether they were the ones hacking or the ones being hacked.

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