Hackers and Computer Security

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How did computer hacking start?

Hackers and Computer Security

Some of the leaders of the personal computer industry began as hackers. Two members of California's Homebrew Computer Club begin making "blue boxes," devices used to compromise the online security of the phone system. The members, who adopted the handles "Berkeley Blue" (Steve Jobs) and "Oak Toebark" (Steve Wozniak), later went on to found Apple Computer.

   

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