Tech Time Warp of The Week: Remembering the Max Headroom Incident, One of the Creepiest Hacks Ever

I remember seeing news coverage of this as a kid, and the image of that face was forever burned into my nightmares. Made me ever more interested in how radio works.

Hacking into the Home Depot credit card system, the financial records at JP Morgan Chase? Child’s play! Try hacking into the feed of a local Chicago television station and replacing the sport anchor with a really creepy incarnation of Max Headroom.

Source: Tech Time Warp of The Week: Remembering the Max Headroom Incident, One of the Creepiest Hacks Ever | WIRED

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