This is a copy of the original "hacker photos" website as it appeared in 2001. It now exists as a static "exhibit" courtesy of TEXTFILES.COM, so that the information will live on.
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-THE FACES IN FRONT OF THE MONITORS-
Pictures of people who have made a mark in any of the following: programmable computer systems, computer networks, the Internet or the security involved with those systems.
In no particular order:

Dennis Ritchie: 1,2,3 One of the first hackers and the father of Unix, C language (and B for that matter).
Ken Thompson: 1 One of the first hackers and the father of Unix.
Linus Torvalds: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12,13,14,15
16,17,18,19
20
Linus Torvalds (Lee-nus) -Linux creator. See Linus receive an award, see Linus getting drunk.
Steve Wozniak: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7
'Woz' -Started Apple Computer in 1976-launching the personal computer age. Can be found here.
Scott McNealy: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8
Chairman and CEO of Sun Microsystems. He isn't afraid of Bill.
Microsoft: 1 Even Bill had skills (Bill is pictured lower left).
Bill Joy: 1,2 Co-founder and Chief Scientist of Sun Microsystems, he was the principal designer of Berkeley UNIX (BSD).
Bjarne Stroustrup: 1 Designer and original implementor of C++.
Marc Andreessen: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7
In 1993 helped develop the first Mosaic browser. Soon after, Andreessen formed Netscape Communications Corp.
Philip R. Zimmermann: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9
Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) creator. Target of a three-year criminal investigation, because the government held that US export restrictions for cryptographic software were violated when PGP spread all around the world following its 1991 publication as freeware.
Whitfield Diffie: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8
It was in 1976 that Diffie and Stanford University electrical engineering professor Martin Hellman created public key cryptography.
Tim Berners-Lee: 1,2,3,4 Creator of HTML, and to any extent the World Wide Web (WWW). The man who wove the first few strands in what has grown into the World Wide Web.
Paul Baran: 1 Developed the concept of packet switched networks.
Mark Abene: 1,2,3,4,5 'Phiber Optik' -One time member of LOD and founder of MOD, can be found here: http://www.crossbar.com
MOD: 1 'Masters Of Deception' -Phiber Optik, Acid Phreak, Scorpion, Corrupt, The Wing, The Seeker, HAC, Red Knight and Lord Micro.
Kevin Poulsen: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12,13,14,15
16
'Dark Dante' -Hacker/phreaker, served 5 years and now writes for: http://www.securityfocus.com
Ron Austin: 1,2,3,4,5,6 Ron Austin -Kevin Poulsen's longtime friend and fellow hacker.
Kevin Mitnick: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12
'Condor' -Hacker/phreaker, served 5 years.
Tsutomu Shimomura: 1,2,3 One of the persons that tracked down Kevin Mitnick.
RFP: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12,13,14,15
16,17,18,19
'Rain Forest Puppy' -http://www.wiretrip.net/rfp/
Likes to beat up on Microsoft servers.
Jeff Moss: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12,13
'Dark Tangent' -Founder of DefCon
Bryce Case: 1,2 'ytcracker' -Defaced some websites, including NASA. He has personality.
Chris Goggans: 1,2,3,4 'Erik Bloodaxe' -Member of LOD (Legion of Doom).
Doctor Who: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7
'Doctor Who' -Member of LOD (Legion of Doom).
Robert Morris: 1,2 Accidentally unleashed an Internet worm in 1988. Thousands of computers were infected and subsequently crashed.
Mudge: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12,13,14,15
16,17,18,19
20,21,22,23
24,25,26,27
28,29,30
'Dr. Mudge' -Member of cDc and L0pht Heavy Industries, now works as Vice President of Research and Development for @Stake.
Dildog: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8
'Dildog' -Member of the cDc and @Stake.
Grandmaster Ratte: 1,2,3,4,5 'Grandmaster Ratte' -Founder of the cDc.
Franken Gibe: 1 'Franken Gibe' -Founder of the cDc.
Count Zero: 1,2,3,4,5,6 'Count Zero' -Member of the cDc.
Reid Fleming: 1,2 'Reid Fleming' -Member of the cDc.
Weld Pond: 1,2,3,4,5,6 'Weld Pond' -L0pht Heavy Industries dude and research scientist at security services provider @Stake
OXblood Ruffin: 1,2,3,4 'OXblood Ruffin' -cDc's Foreign Minister (he's from Canada)
Tweety Fish: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12,13,14,15
'Tweety Fish' -cDc member.
Sir Dystic: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8
'Sir Dystic' -cDc member and author of Back Orifice.
The Deth Vegetable: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12,13,14,15
16,17,18,19
'The Deth Vegetable' -cDc member.
The Nightstalker: 1,2,3,4 'The Nightstalker' -cDc member.
Lady Carolin: 1,2,3,4,5 'Lady Carolin' -cDc member.
Space Rogue: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7
'Space Rogue' -Member of L0pht Heavy Industries, and is the founder of The Hacker News Network (HNN).
Tan: 1,2,3 'Tan' -Member of L0pht Heavy Industries and @Stake.
Kingpin: 1,2,3,4 'Kingpin' -Member of L0pht Heavy Industries and @Stake.
White Knight: 1,2,3,4 'White Knight' -cDc member.
Simple Nomad: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8
'Simple Nomad' -Simple Nomad
Mike Schiffman: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12,13,14,15
16,17,18,19
20,21,22,23
24,25,26,27
28
'Route' -The current editor-in-chief of Phrack Magazine
Bronc Buster: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8
'Bronc Buster' -"A well-known California-based hacker."
Patrick W. Gregory: 1 'MostHated' -The co-leader of Global Hell.
Fyodor: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7
'Fyodor' -Nmap author. Can be found here: http://www.insecure.org/
Peter Shipley: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7
'Evil Pete' -Can be found here: Dis.Org
Chris Lamprecht: 1,2 'Minor Threat' -Author of ToneLoc
Eric Corley: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8
'Emmanuel Goldstein' -Editor-in-chief of 2600: The Hacker Quarterly and hosts a weekly radio program in New York called "Off the Hook."
Len Rose: 1,2 'Terminus' & 'Terminal Technician' -Some how got his hands on System V 3.2 AT&T Unix Source Code, login.c
He can be found here: http://www.netsys.com/
Dennis Moran: 1,2,3,4 'Coolio' -Defaced some websites, RSA Security Inc., and dare.com. He has personality.
Raphael Gray: 1,2,3,4,5 'Cureador' -Allegedly been involved in the online theft of about 26,000 credit cards and posting them on-line.
Riley Eller: 1,2,3,4,5 'Caezar' -Member of the Ghetto Hackers.
Jerome T. Heckenkamp: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
'MagicFX' -ALLEGEDLY hacked eBay, E*Trade, Lycos, Exodus Communications, Juniper Networks and Qualcomm. One time Los Alamos National Laboratory employee. A site is dedicated in defending Jerome, saying he is not MagicFX but used the online alias of SK8. http://www.freesk8.org/
Mafia Boy: 1 'Mafia Boy' -Denial-of-service attacks on the Web sites, including Yahoo, Amazon.com, ZDNet, CNN, e-Bay, and Dell.com. Just showing that it could be done, he pled guilty.
John Draper: 1,2,3,4,5,6 'Cap'n Crunch' -Figured out how to make free phone calls using a plastic prize whistle he found in a cereal box. Cap'n Crunch introduced generations of hackers to the glorious world of phone "phreaking."
Ian Goldberg: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12,13,14,15
16
Chief Scientist, Zero-Knowledge Systems. In 1997 he cracked RSA Data Security's 40-bit crypto code in just three and a half hours.
Robert: 1,2 'Pimpshiz' -17-year-old hacker allegedly responsible for defacing some 200 Web sites in 2000 with pro-Napster graffiti. He has personality.
Brian Martin: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7,8,9,10,11
12,13,14,15
16,17,18,19
20,21,22,23
24,25
'Jericho', 'Cult Hero' -The founder of Attrition.org.
Claude Shannon: 1,2,3,4,5 He did important work showing how logic could be applied to the design of relay circuits--in short, that the true-and-false of Boolean logic could be the same as the on-and-off of an electric switch.
Elias Levy: 1,2,3,4,5,6
7
'aleph1' -Elias is the moderator of Bugtraq, one of the most widely read security mailing lists on the Internet. He was recently named one of The 10 Most Important People of the Decade by Network Computing.
Lance Spitzner: 1,2,3,4,5,6 Author of many quality White Papers. Can be found here: Lance's Security Papers
Ken Williams: 1 Founder of Packet Storm Security.
Mixter: 1,2,3 'Mixter' -Authored Tribe Flood Network (TFN).
David Litchfield: 1,2,3,4 'Mnemonix' -Member of @Stake.
Vinton Cerf: 1,2,3 Co-designer of the Internet TCP/IP networking protocol.
Steve Crocker: 1 RFC's were invented by Stephen Crocker.
Jonathon Postel: 1,2,3,4,5,6 Managed the Internet numbers, country codes, and other parameters that provide the basic structure that enables the net to work (IANA & ICANN). One of the key people who helped administer the Internet from its beginning, until he passed away in 1998. A RFC without his name on it, is rare.
Richard Stallman: 1 Created the GNU free software project.
Douglas Engelbart: 1 Developed the mouse, the graphical user interface, and the first working hypertext system.
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Last Update: 19 July 2001

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