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Some hackers formed more cohesive communities or groups. One of the first was the 414 Group, named after an area code in Wisconsin. The most famous was the Legion of Doom, which sprung up in 1984 with a hacker named Lex Luthor at its helm. The group was based around an elite bulletin board dedicated to breaking computer security and information security safeguards. The core of the gang only consisted of about ten members although more were granted access to the board.