Michael T Vollmann


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The Kid Hackers Who Starred in a Real-Life Wargames | The Telegraph

The kid hackers who starred in a real-life WarGames - THE TELEGRAPH

They didn't start World War 3, but in 1983 a group of tech-savvy boys introduced a petrified world to cyber-crime. What became of the original teen hackers? 

Among the tens of thousands of kids who saw WarGames, when it opened in June 1983, were 17 year old Neal Patrick and 20 year old Timothy Winslow from Milwaukee. Like the classic film’s lead character, played by Matthew Broderick, they were nice middle class kids from the American suburbs who were lucky enough...