Classic hacking

You really can’t do shit like this anymore.

Back in the old days, TV broadcasting was so vunerable. 22 years ago, American TV station WTTW was broadcasting Dr Who, when some unknown person wearing a Max Headroom mask hijacked the transmission and did some really cool tomfoolery.

Here’s the incident.

and someone made an effort to do some translation.

and here’s the news report.

There’s also this classic HBO hijack.




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