Hacker History sits down with Hash to hear his history. Hash tells us how he got into the world of smart meter hacking. This led to the website RECESSIM, and a YouTube channel. We hear about his journey through the world of mini computers and microprocessors. Becoming a hardware tech, fixing video games, and even designing custom hardware. Hash is a great example of someone driven by the challenge itself, which often results in becoming an expert in the space.
Hacker History sits down with Bryan Mcaninch about how he ended up founding Hacking is NOT a Crime. We learn of Bryan's past learning tech from his grandfather. He explains how the skateboarding is not a crime movement inspired the Hacking is NOT a Crime movement. It's a great story!
Hacker History sits down with Casey Ellis, the founder and chairman of Bugcrowd and co founder of disclose.io project. Casey talks about his history with technology, how he hosted a TV show at one point, and how his career got started. There are some incredible lessons for us around starting a company and working in the industry.
Hacker History sits down with Chloé Messdaghi. We learn about her work with Hacking is NOT a Crime. How she hacked her way into Summer Camp. What it's like breaking into the space and why a diverse set of voices is hugely important.
Hacker History sits down with Tracy Maleeff AKA InfoSecSherpa. We learn of Tracy's early years, how she developed the hacker mindset by breaking into her house after school. We also talk about her journey into technology and infosec while getting an enormous amount of advice on how to enter and excel in the infosec space. It's an absolutely amazing story!
Hacker History sits down with Mike Goetzman to learn about his history. Mike is the person behind the CypherCon, the Wisconsin Hacker Conference. We learn about how Mike caused some trouble in school, got to help out as the "punishment", goes to school, meets his wife on ICQ. Mike traveled to Cuba to help spread information which may not have had the intended impact. We finish up with Mike using Bitcoin proceeds to start CypherCon.
Hacker History sits down with Paul to discuss his hacker story. It starts with a home built Apple II clone in the Netherlands. We talk about some shenanigans during the university led to lessons about showing compassion to our fellow hackers. Paul even tells about the time he stood up to Scientology while running an ISP. We end the story with how he became involved with the Libreswan project.
Hacker History sits down with Carfucar to talk about the history of car hacking. Carfucar was the co-founder of the Car Hacking Village and was one of the pioneers in the world of car hacking. We talk about how Carfucar got into hacking cars, what the early days looked like, and what car hacking looks like today.
Hacker History sits down with D1g1t4l_T3mpl4r to discuss his hacker story. We learn about how D1g1t4l_T3mpl4r got into hacking, what it was like for a Midwestern hacker in the late 80s and early 90s. We discuss phreaking, hacking, hardware, phones, culture, a message for the newest hackers among us, and more.