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White Lightning  

Ex member of :
Phuckin Stoned Importers, Phun Soft Incorporated (1994 -> 1994)
Functions :
Coder, Hacker, Sysop

Trivia :
Cracked c*base security and took over Gunther Berznieks BBS in 1994. Won the award $xxx or 1581 drive. Used proceeds to partially fund first PC purchase.

The exploit used to crack the board was the discovery of a bug with assembly language opcode filtering for non-superusers; with the correct text on the 80th column (2nd line of a message) you could enter the @ opcode and it'd wordwrap - allowing the user to exploit the variable script for exposing BBS variables (including sysop password).

I really wish I remembered more of 1993-1995, but .. ya know.. if you have no short term memory capacity .. you have no long term memory recorded. :)

Marcus used to piss my grandpa off.


Which, when I revealed on a conference call, started getting all of those eurobitches calling at 2-5 AM just about every night.

"Hi gramps I got up for a ham sandwich, what did you get up for?"

He ended up changing the main house number so they'd leave him alone and I started taking voice calls on the BBS line when people would chat sysop. :)

Some of my hobby PC development stuff; XNA engine in .net written from scratch; playing with hlsl

(Not posting anything related to my 'day job' for numerous reasons)

Country :
United States

Sysop on BBS :
Rebellion (Main)

User on BBS :
Down by Law, Holiday Inn Cambodia, Rebellion, The Dungeon

User ratings :  
As Coder:awaiting 8 votes (8 left)
As Hacker:awaiting 8 votes (8 left)
As Sysop:awaiting 8 votes (8 left)
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CSDb (Commodore 64 Scene Database) is a website which goal is to gather as much information and material about the scene around the commodore 64 computer - the worlds most popular home computer throughout time. Here you can find almost anything which was ever made for the commodore 64, and more is being added every day. As this website is scene related, you can mostly find demos, music and graphics made by the people who made the scene (the sceners), but you can also find a lot of the old classic games here. Try out the search box in the top right corner, or check out the CSDb main page for the latest additions.
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