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E22 – A History of Hackers (Podcast)

E22 – A History of Hackers and Digital Heists

Episode 22 – in our Season 2 finale, Devin Clark (see Episode 6 – The Great Emu War of 1932) returns to the podcast! Recorded virtually from the midst of the great 2020 lockdown, Erik and Devin dive into the history of hackers: everything from John “Captain Crunch” Draper and the Morris Worm to the Stuxnet Virus and the infamous Carbanak Digital Heist!

Music and Audio Clips from: “Tron: Legacy” – ‘Son of Flynn’ by Daft Punk (2010), “NCIS” (2003), “The Matrix” – ‘Clubbed to Death’ by Rob Dougan (1999), “Hackers” (1995), “Aliens” (1986), “Weird Science” (1985), “War Games” (1983)

Also be sure to check out the original blog article on the 15 Most Infamous Cyber Heists of All Time!  (2015)

Erik Slader
Erik Slader
Erik Slader is the creator of “Epik Fails of History” a blog (and podcast) about the most epic fails… of history. With Ben Thompson, Erik is the co-author of the Epic Fails book series. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media, once managed a comic book shop, has a weakness for fancy coffee and currently lives in Green Cove Springs, Florida with too many cats.

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