A History of Hacking: Timeline Infographic

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Oct 02, 2014 05:03 pm PST

Hacking has remained a fine-tuned craft of the ages. From a breach of telegraph messages in 1903 to the Target breach of 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 Duo Labs teams at Duo Security have crafted a unique timeline of events.

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Click to enlarge and view the infographic below 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!


By Thu Pham, Information Security Journalist, Duo Security | @Thu_Duo

thu_phamThu Pham covers current events in the tech industry with a focus on information security. Prior to joining Duo, Thu covered security and compliance for the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) industry at Online Tech. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, she earned her BS in Journalism from Central Michigan University.


About Duo Security

duo-securityDuo Security is on a mission to provide advanced security solutions for organizations of all sizes. Duo’s innovative technology protects users, data and applications from credential theft and breaches with a focus on streamlined usability. The company was co-founded by CEO Dug Song, a major contributor to the security community, and CTO Jon Oberheide, expert cloud, mobile, and malware security researcher.