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Duo's Hacker History

Hacking has remained a fine-tuned craft of the ages; from a breach of telegraph messages in 1903 to the Target breach of just late last year, our ideas of security have evolved, as well as our tactics.

In efforts to catalog some of the major milestones of the security industry, the creative and Duo Labs teams of Duo Security has crafted a unique timeline of events.

View the infographic to learn more about information security over the decades, including the history of the Hacker Manifesto, DEF CON, international and state-sponsored breaches, famous imprisoned hackers, Bitcoin breaches and more!