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Woodmann
May 24th, 2007, 21:13
Howdy,

You all will have to ask me questions that have not been answered in this extremely brief history.

The more questions you ask, the more I can fill in.

Also, please send me a private message if you have information that is not included. PLEASE DO NOT POST IT HERE, send it to me via PM.

Woodmann

The file has been updated 5-26-07

rendari
May 24th, 2007, 21:38
In 1997 I was learning how to read...

Aimless
May 25th, 2007, 00:59
Quote:
[Originally Posted by Woodmann;65921]
Also, please send me a private message if you have information that is not included. PLEASE DO NOT POST IT HERE, send it to me via PM.

Woodmann



Hope you were not threatened too with the company that can "buy USA Govt..."

Heh!

Viva, woodmann.

Have Phun

Shub-nigurrath
May 25th, 2007, 01:12
interesting, would be interesting too a draw of a big picture of todays.. and to create a wiki entry on history of reversing.

Woodmann
May 25th, 2007, 16:47
Howdy,

If a corporation as big as ihop sees me as some kind of threat then I should gain some notoriety either good or bad .

As for the PM idea, scrap that. Post whatever you think is relevant.
And lastly, yes I hope this does evolve into a COMPLETE cracking wiki.

Woodmann

CrackZ
May 25th, 2007, 18:43
Woody ;-).

My recollection of the early times is still pretty good, I'll send you some snippets of information which by all means do not *ever* attribute to me ;P.

Regards

CrackZ.

LLXX
May 27th, 2007, 07:04
Fravia is listed twice, is he really that important?

esther
May 28th, 2007, 12:21
If I remember well Fravia handed the forum to DQ as an admin for a time.Its really fun to remember the good ol' days.Well some guys aren't important to mention heh.

Sandman is another guy worth to mention
btw lord soth is from ID not from +hcu I think
the Q is from +HCU
remember go-lame go-lame? HAHAHAHAHHAHA

Woodmann
May 28th, 2007, 15:28
HAHAhAHAHAHA

GO-LAME

Remember when we were tsehps little kiddies.

What ever did happen to go-lames VB debugger ?

Woodmann

disavowed
May 30th, 2007, 14:44
it wasn't a debugger -- it was a decompiler
and i think he just plain got tired of trolling after awhile

Silkut
May 31st, 2007, 03:17
Hey,
Thx for the history, (btw, anyone hot for a non-proprietary file format ? ) it's interesting for young members. Is the VB Decompiler fact from GPcH Soft ?
Cheers.

esther
May 31st, 2007, 20:54
Dunno not interested in his shit lol.

carry on!

sfeet
June 2nd, 2007, 16:54
Thanks a lot for bringing back a lot of memories. I have been a long time lurker and learner almost from the beginning. I got hard copies of Orc's tutorials around 1996 and shortly afterwards found about Fravia's site and I've been an avid follower ever since. I just haven't ever really wanted to publish anything, just learning from others.

Thanks to everyone for the eye-opener that Orc (+Orc) started and Fravia upheld all those years and which escalated like an avalanche to the "reversing scene".

I just still would like to know what happened/who is +ORC. I've seen Fravia live so his identity isn't much of a mystery any longer.

disavowed
June 2nd, 2007, 18:58
Quote:
[Originally Posted by sfeet;66146]I just still would like to know what happened/who is +ORC.

Read the document in the ZIP file above. If you want more details, ask Fravia... there's a tiny drop more to the story than what's in the document in this thread.

dELTA
June 3rd, 2007, 06:53
If you have something to add to the story which is not already documented above, please let us know about it so it can be added, if you don't for some reason consider it "secret"?

Silver
June 3rd, 2007, 09:26
Didn't it turn out he was a professor or lecturer in some European (or thereabouts) country?

SiGiNT
June 4th, 2007, 01:34
Just kind of wonder is it's relevant to mention the somewhat protracted and highly emotional discussion regarding the off-shoot, (not really but in spirit), of the "strictly newbie forum", personally I consider it's premature demise, a loss to the community - of course more open minded and perfectly capable groups stepped up to the plate and continue to offer a great place for the curious and ambitious newbie to go.

SiGiNT

Shub-nigurrath
June 4th, 2007, 06:49
http://www.rajuabju.com/warezirc/scene_history.htm

esther
June 4th, 2007, 12:03
Hmm warez scene seems off topic....

Silkut
June 5th, 2007, 05:22
Not only about warez esther, but does it fit this place history, Shub...?

Silver
June 5th, 2007, 12:30
Quote:
[Originally Posted by Silkut;66190]Not only about warez esther, but does it fit this place history, Shub...?


Not only that, it's hardly complete or correct. I'd point at that document (purloined from the textfiles (www.textfiles.com) archive) as a good example of how not to learn the history of any scene; warez, demo, reversing or otherwise.

Solomon
June 22nd, 2007, 02:43
It's a good memory. I began to learn cracking/reversing by reading all the papers on Fravia's site in 1997 when I was a college student. Now ten years passed and we are getting elder and elder It must be very hard to keep this forum alive.

naides
June 22nd, 2007, 03:18
Talk for yourself Solomon, during the last 10 years I've been growing younger, bolder, stupidier and even more immature. . .

JMI
June 22nd, 2007, 04:11
Actually, sometimes it's harder to just keep ourselves alive.

Especially for those of us who graduated from college 29 years before Solomon did.

I was already a Senior in High School when John Kennedy was shot and killed in 1963 and a Senior in College when Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy were shot and killed in 1968. The war people were complaining about was called "Viet Nam" and the "personal computer" available to the average individual was still nearly 20 years away and sold for prices which would make the average person gasp today. But we call this "progress."

Regards,

Aldebaran
July 13th, 2007, 10:19
liked it!

heheheh Fravia is on Wikipedia... that's great!!!!

ngiann
July 31st, 2007, 17:32
This is my 1st post.I used to study fravia's site a lot some years ago. I examided many essays and helped me to reverse myself some programs that existed solely in my country.
I have 2 boxes full of hard copies of disassembled programs.

@disavowed: are you the guy who used to run the disavowed.net challenges site? It was very good - and i had managed to pass some levels myself. I was very sorry when it stopped.
Nikos

Nico
August 17th, 2007, 17:28
Good old times...

I remember back in 99 when there was some +HCU meeting in Brussel i think.
I couldn't attend (was too young and a student), but i was in contact with some of the people that went there..

I remember being all excited when new papers/tutorials were published..

Do you guys remember the first crackme websites?

The one by Prophecy, and the very cool one that was maintened by Eternal Bliss , then Volatility etc..

Oh man..

Kayaker
August 17th, 2007, 18:01
Ebliss's crackmes and stuff is still around, sortof

http://ebliss.host.sk/cte.html

I suppose we should actually mirror that site, though I suspect most of it is already embedded in krobars or rce-cd or somewhere.

Nico
August 17th, 2007, 19:19
This is his website, impressive that this is still around lol

But there was another crackme website.. it's so old...

disavowed
August 18th, 2007, 09:33
Quote:
[Originally Posted by ngiann;67524]@disavowed: are you the guy who used to run the disavowed.net challenges site? It was very good - and i had managed to pass some levels myself. I was very sorry when it stopped.
Nikos

yes, that's me. it's still alive at http://www.mod-x.co.uk/disavowed