December 13: Websites Getting Hacked
Late 90′s – The one interesting thing about looking at tech history is you can see trends. One trend I’ve been seeing in the last few days around the late 90′s was the amount of websites getting hacked. Groups like Legions of Underground, cArPaRtS nInJa TaSk FOrc3? and more gained names for themselves over busting into other websites.
Then, in 1999, chairman of the President’s Council on Year 2000 Conversion: John Koskinen publicly pleads mercy with hackers to create a moratorium during the Y2K time.
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Other Historical Events in Technology
- Atari releases the 1200XL
- Charles Dickens publishes A Christmas Carol
- Cyrix files lawsuits over others who were using their patented technologies