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August 16, 2017

Theme Round – Hacking and Computer Security

devadutta @ 12:07 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1502885270 ) Play
2017-08-21

Theme round! Next few questions will be focused on hacking and computer security. Broadly.

In one of the earliest known instances of “hacking”, Person 1 (below) hacked a public demo of 2’s invention to show that it was not “safe and secure” as claimed 2. Identify 1.

Cracked by: Dibyo , Sumanth Patlolla , Supritha Maiya and Tej

Answer:
Nevil Maskelyne hacked Marconi’s public demo of a Morse Code transmission to prove his invention was NOT secure.

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

4 Responses to “Theme Round – Hacking and Computer Security”

  1. Sumanth Patlolla
    27
    8
    7

    Nevil Maskelyne hacking into Marconi’s demonstration of wireless telegraphy


  2. Dibyo
    11
    14
    10

    Nevil Maskelyne (vs Marconi)


  3. Supritha Maiya
    4

    Neil Maskelyne, disproving Marconi.


  4. Tej

    Nevil Maskelyne
    https://www.bbvaopenmind.com/en/nevil-maskelyne-vs-marconi-a-hacker-in-1903/


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