" ' And in the winter, less fishing.' " The Rise and Fall of Jeremy Hammond: Enemy of the State As a devastating series of cyberattacks struck the heart of the national-security establishment, the Feds set out to destroy the legendary hacker and radical anarchist by any means necessary As Team #decipher knew, cryptographic mind-benders have been around for centuries.
The most legendary is the Voynich manuscript (a handwritten codex carbon-dated to the 15th century and thought to have originated in Central Europe), which cryptographers have still yet to solve.
His parents had recently caved in and let him get a laptop.
Dressed in a T-shirt and his green Boy Scout cargo shorts (the only kind he wore), he was sitting on his bed, surreptitiously surfing the science and math board on 4chan, the notorious underground forum, when he came across a strange image that had appeared on the site three days earlier. Find it, and it will lead you on the road to finding us.
Shuttling Marcus between home, church and the Boy Scouts seemed like the best way to keep him away from trouble (and girls). "I didn't get out much."Though Marcus was gifted with computers, his mom and dad, an electrical engineer, also locked him down online.