Early days of dialup hacking recalled


The last day of Infosec brought nostalgia for the old days of hacking. Robert Schifreen, the ex-hacker and author famous for breaking into Prince Phillips' Prestel account 20 odd years ago, recalled a more innocent age during his stint chairing a hackers panel.

"You didn't have flat rate hacking before the internet. It was all dial-up and hacking attacks tending to occur after 6pm when cheap rate began. At that time, admins were back watching Neighbours or the Magic Roundabout." Early days of dial-up hacking recalled | The Register

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