One Last Time: The Hack/Phreak History Primer presented at The Last HOPE 2008

by Jason Scott ( ),

Tags: Security

Summary : In 2008 2600 is 24 years old, the computer bulletin board system is a 30 year relic, and a good number of attendees of HOPE were not born when some events of the "modern" era of computers and hacking began. Historian Jason Scott of presents a quick primer of a large part of the basics of hacking and phreaking history, touching on those sometimes obscure or hilarious subjects that may have escaped notice in a Web 2.0 world.