Saturday 4:30 p.m.–5:10 p.m.

Scientific Hooliganism - what we can learn from the first hack in history

Lilly Ryan

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In 1903, Guglielmo Marconi prepared to unveil his world-first, long-distance wireless communication technology to the Royal Institution in London. He was looking forward to roaring success - but he didn't count upon falling victim to the first hack in history. Over a century later, the tech industry is still repeating Marconi's mistakes. What can the FOSS and infosec communities learn from 1903?