Beyond HOPE (1997): Where Hackers and Criminals Collide

August 9, 1997, 10:00 pm: A talk by Ira Winkler on how and where the hacker and criminal communities intersect. This presentation will also address what basic skills a "real hacker" would have. Highlighting this topic will be an "Are You Clueless?" test.

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Welcome! This is the place to go to see some real hacker culture and history. Our first four conferences (HOPE, Beyond HOPE, H2K, and H2K2) can be found in their entirety right here. Please enjoy our efforts to preserve it all and buy a DVD or two if you want a copy of anything for your personal library. We appreciate the support! Visit to see details on the hundreds of talks from our assorted conferences, all of which will eventually be posted here.