Was Original Hacker Phiber Optik The Inspiration for Mr Robot?

This is the story of a boy from New York who whose obsession with hacking began in the computer department of a store at the age of nine. He hacked a corporation and spent time in prison. His name is not Elliot Alderson, it is Mark Abene aka Phiber Optik and this is how he became one of the world’s first hackers and earned the epithet “The Robin Hood of cyberspace” Read More …