Incidents

Paul Sundquist1982-10-10 00:00:00 UTC

Did nearly $4,000 worth of damage by deleting computer files at a Milwaukee technical school, an incident that prompted the Wisconsin Legislature t...

Ian Murphy1981-01-01 00:00:00 UTC

According to many sources, Murphy broke into AT&Ts computers in 1981 and changed the internal clocks that metered billing rates allowing people to ...

Kevin Mitnick1981-01-01 00:00:00 UTC

Kevins first known break-in occurred over Memorial Day weekend in 1981, when Kevin and two friends decided to physically enter Pacific Bells COSMOS...

Brian Catlin1980-01-01 00:00:00 UTC

cracked the three-character password at DePaul University in 1980, causing the system to crash and costing the university about $22,000 to restore ...

Christopher Adams1980-01-01 00:00:00 UTC

cracked the three-character password at DePaul University in 1980, causing the system to crash and costing the university about $22,000 to restore ...

Stanley Rifkin1979-11-05 00:00:00 UTC

Working for a company under contract to develop a backup system for the Security Pacific National Bank wire room, Rifkin learned of the transfer pr...

Jerry Schneider1972-02-08 00:00:00 UTC

Schneider started a plan to acquire new telephone equipment from PTT, market it as "refurbished," and sell it through CSE, his own company. The exa...

Hugh Ward1971-02-19 00:00:00 UTC

Accused of breaking into I.S.D computer systems and stealing data.