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Feb 19, 2024

René Carmille is considered one of the first hackers. Today, we’d call him a hacktivist, or someone who sabotages a computer for ethical reasons. Carmille sabotaged the Nazi census of France during World War II. He saved many thousands of Jewish people by hacking Hollerith machines during the war.

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Feb 5, 2024

On this episode: Part 2 of our series on Alan Turning and Enigma: the end of World War II, the beginning of computers, and the downfall of one of the world’s greatest scientists.

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Jan 22, 2024

Alan Turing played a pivotal role in cracking the Nazi Enigma code, a breakthrough that changed the course of World War II. In this two-part series, we uncover how Turing's work not only birthed modern computers and computer hacking but also played a crucial part in hunting down deadly U-boats, revealing the dark...

Jan 8, 2024

Jonathan James, also known as "c0mrade," was a renowned computer hacker who gained notoriety for his impressive skills at a young age. His story highlights the complex world of cybercrime and the ethical dilemmas surrounding it.

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Dec 11, 2023

On this episode, we explore the Hot Lotto Fraud scandal, involving Eddie Tipton, a former lottery security expert. We'll look at how Tipton manipulated lottery systems to win millions and the investigation that led to his downfall. This case reveals the vulnerabilities in lottery security and the consequences of insider...