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Malicious Life

Monday, Apr 5th, 2021

In the early days, the L0pht guys tinkered with what they already had laying around, or could find dumpster diving. But things change, of course. By the end of the ‘90s many of the L0pht hackers had quit their day jobs, incorporating under the name L0pht Heavy Industries and moving into a nicer space. Seven days after Y2K, they merged with @stake, an internet security startup. It was a signal that hacking wasn’t just for the kids anymore. [ continue ]

Malicious Life

Tuesday, Mar 30th, 2021

L0pht Heavy Industries was one of the most influential hacker collectives of the ’90s: its members were even invited to testify in front of Congress on the current state of Internet security. In this episode, five of the L0pht’s members, including one of its founders – Count Zero, Space Rogue, Weld Pond, Kingpin & Dildog – talk about the beginning and influence of the L0pht on cybersecurity. [ continue ]

The Makers and Shakers Podcast

Tuesday, Mar 23rd, 2021

Joe Grand aka Kingpin, founder of Grand Idea Studio, sits down with the InventHub team to talk about his journey of hacking and building hardware projects. [ continue ]

Altium OnTrack Insight

Tuesday, Oct 6th, 2020

On hardware hacking, the beauty of engineering, and finding the right work-life balance. [ continue ]

Altium Stories

Thursday, Feb 6th, 2020

Explore Joe Grand’s life journey as a hardware hacker and get a glimpse inside his mind as he explains how hacking, technology, and engineering fuels his passion. [ continue ]



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