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Secret History of Hacking (2001)

A history of hacking focusing on Captain Crunch, Steve Wozniak and Kevin Mitnick.

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Ralph Lee

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Cast

Credited cast:
John Draper John Draper ... Captain Crunch
Kevin Mitnick Kevin Mitnick ... Himself
Denny Teresi Denny Teresi ... Himself
Steve Wozniak ... Himself
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Storyline

Focusing on the lives of John Draper, Steve Wozniak and Kevin Mitnick each of whom are prominently featured in the documentary, and additionally features comments from Denny Teresi, Joybubbles, Mike Gorman, Ron Rosenbaum, Steven Levy, Paul Loser, Lee Felsenstein, Jim Warren, John Markoff, Jay Foster, FBI Special Agent Ken McGuire, Jonathan Littman, Michael Strickland and others.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 July 2001 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The History of Hacking See more »

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