This is one of those fascinating scenes where life actually did imitate or at least get severely impacted by art, but not in looks, fashion or gadgets, but in something that actually raised how bad security was in the early years of computing. The question however is has it changed much in todays world or cyber crime?
Well, everything has become more intricate and there are far more security measures today than there used to be, but at the same time cyber crime has also raised the bar and gone to new levels that they did not before.
This article highlights some of the decisions and plans put in place in the early years before the internet was even born. You can see how the NSA and many other organisations have known about the security issues around any cyber system. What an interesting read.