Dec 08 2007
Best article of the year! Time reporters Simon Elegant and Lin Yang’s interview with Withered Rose, the Chinese hacker accused of breaking into the Pentagon.
Suggest that they might hack for cash, and the NCPH crew is outraged. ‘The real hackers are not doing it for a name or money,’ says Fisherman, who sports a small diamond-stud earring. ‘The real hackers keep their heads down, finding network loopholes, write killer programs and live off social security.’