Incidents

Edward Singh1988-10-01 00:00:00 UTC

Accused of hacking into 250 Prime and Vax computers world-wide from Surrey University and elsewhere during the previous eight years, using a sophisticated form of password grabber operating at the dial-up node. Although questioned by UK police and the US Secret Service, in the absence of CMA90 he was not prosecuted

Nicholas Whiteley1988-01-01 00:00:00 UTC

Accused of declaring war on computers from his bedroom. ended up being called the mad hacker by the media.

Kevin Mitnick1988-01-01 00:00:00 UTC

Mitnick first gained unauthorized access to a computer network in 1979, at 16, when a friend gave him the phone number for the Ark, the computer system Digital Equipment Corporation DEC used for developing their RSTS/E operating system software. He broke into DECs computer network and copied their software

James Kosta1988-01-01 00:00:00 UTC

Accused of hacking the sites of big business and military, including the systems of major banks, General Electric and IBM.