Difinition confirmation (please read)...

From: Buck Savage <hhacker_at_home.com>
Date: Thu Aug 5 00:42:17 1999

The term CRACKER is as old a the railroads, if not much
older than that: it was used in the 1800's (and to some
degree, this usage remains today) to refer to those
persons with a nack for entering a safe without permission!

Forget your history, and you are doomed to relive it!

William R. Buckley

-----Original Message-----
From: Chuck McManis <cmcmanis_at_mcmanis.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Wednesday, August 04, 1999 4:24 PM
Subject: Re: Difinition confirmation (please read)...

>The term 'cracker' was created to denote people who used their computer
>skills to "crack" passwords, "crack" copy protection schemes on software,
>and then used that ill gotten information for fame and sometimes profit.
Received on Thu Aug 05 1999 - 00:42:17 BST

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