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10 Times Hackers Hacked Live Television? Leenks rip.
« on: March 03, 2022, 0607 UTC »
Most of us have heard about the the 1980's Chicago TV hacks of that Max Headroom-like dude, and I remember when HBO got hacked in 1986. Well, there's more!   https://listverse.com/2019/07/19/10-times-hackers-hacked-live-television/
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Re: 10 Times Hackers Hacked Live Television? Leenks rip.
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2022, 1444 UTC »
I remember some of those hacks on a program from the pirate station "The Voice of Vrillon". The op stated in his QSL email there were some FM  radio hacks in the program as well.
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Re: 10 Times Hackers Hacked Live Television? Leenks rip.
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2022, 1124 UTC »
Anyone remember the movie ,"Used Cars"? It depicts an uplink highjack of a State of The Union Address by a wild-ass used car salesman, his colleagues, and a couple of tech wizards they roped into a plot to save the lot from the dead owner's slimy twin brother.

One of the tech guy's built his own pacemaker from parts he bought at Radio Shack. I don't know why it didn't win an Oscar?

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Re: 10 Times Hackers Hacked Live Television? Leenks rip.
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2022, 1823 UTC »
Anyone remember the movie ,"Used Cars"? It depicts an uplink highjack of a State of The Union Address by a wild-ass used car salesman, his colleagues, and a couple of tech wizards they roped into a plot to save the lot from the dead owner's slimy twin brother.

One of the tech guy's built his own pacemaker from parts he bought at Radio Shack. I don't know why it didn't win an Oscar?

One of my favorites growing up. If it's any consolation, director Robert Zemeckis would go on to win Oscars for a later project of his called "Forrest Gump." Though IMHO "Used Cars" is the better of the two.
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Re: 10 Times Hackers Hacked Live Television? Leenks rip.
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2022, 0051 UTC »
Tom Hank's went from playing Sally Field's love interest in a movie about stand-up comedy to playing her son in "Forrest Gump" in roughly five years. And people complained about the porn take-off "Forrest Hump" being twisted.