21 episodes

Hacker History: Explore where it all began, interviews with retro hackers, the pioneers and forefathers of yesteryear. The true old school hackers amongst our societies have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. We will dive into fascinating stories that made hacker history.

Hacker History Podcast Josh Bressers

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Hacker History: Explore where it all began, interviews with retro hackers, the pioneers and forefathers of yesteryear. The true old school hackers amongst our societies have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. We will dive into fascinating stories that made hacker history.

    The history of Robert Reif

    The history of Robert Reif

    Hacker History sits down with Robert Reif or winxp5421 to hear his story. Robert got a start on some old gear, left tech for a while, and now runs password cracking villages and participates in password cracking contests. The conversation is a fascinating view into the world of competitive password cracking with some advice and […]

    • 31 min
    The history of Bryan Mcaninch

    The history of Bryan Mcaninch

    Hacker History sits down with Bryan Mcaninch about how he ended up founding Hacking is NOT a Crime. We learn of Bryan's past learning tech from his grandfather. He explains how the skateboarding is not a crime movement inspired the Hacking is NOT a Crime movement. It's a great story! Show Notes Bryan's Twitter Hacking […]

    • 34 min
    The history of Jonathan Leitschuh

    The history of Jonathan Leitschuh

    Hacker History sits down with Jonathan Leitschuh. We cover how he started out in robotics and found his way into security. Jonathan has reported vulnerabilities in things such as Gradle, Snyk, Zoom, and more! He's doing modern security at scale now in ways that few researchers are. Show Notes Jonathan's Twitter Jonathan's Zoom writeup explained […]

    • 39 min
    The history of Casey Ellis

    The history of Casey Ellis

    Hacker History sits down with Casey Ellis, the founder and chairman of Bugcrowd and co founder of disclose.io project. Casey talks about his history with technology, how he hosted a TV show at one point, and how his career got started. There are some incredible lessons for us around starting a company and working in […]

    • 31 min
    The history of Brian Proffitt

    The history of Brian Proffitt

    Hacker History sits down with Brian Proffitt to discuss his journey from tech journalist to community organizer. Brian was an author and journalist during the birthing pangs of Linux and open source. He reminds us of such events as the SCO lawsuit, IBM investing in Linux, the early days of internet journalism and his eventual […]

    • 33 min
    The history of Dick Morrell

    The history of Dick Morrell

    Hacker History sits down with Dick Morrell to discuss the history of many many things. Dick started in the UK working on a lot of different computing systems until he found open source. He went on to work with Linuxcare, co-founded Smoothwall, and worked at Red Hat to name just a few. It's an amazing […]

    • 1 hr 12 min

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Hacker History is important

Josh is a seasoned host that really excels that diving into the guest’s stories. Hacker History is extremely important to the community as we all stand on shoulders of giants.

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