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January 24, 2014

Wild Friday: Still Unsolved WGN Hacked by Max Headroom!

Wild Friday:  In 1987, somebody hacked the signal of Chicago’s WGN-TV. 25 years later, Vice’s Motherboard blog has published a fascinating investigation into who pulled off the still unsolved crime. Swing over there for a bunch of videos (including the non -elated but amusingly titled Naked Hippo show for kids.) The mysterious hacker interrupted the news at 9:14 PM on Nov 22 1987 wearing a  mask a mask of cult fictional British VJ.  … Read the rest