The LOD Technical Journal: File #1 of 12Volume 1, Issue 5 Released: June 18, 1993.LOD TECHNICAL JOURNAL--------------------- The Legion of Doom will long be remembered in the computerunderground as an innovative and pioneering force, thatconsistently raised the collective level of knowledge andprovided many answers to questions ranging from the workingsof the telephone system to the structure of computer operatingsystems.5. At all times relevant herein, the Legion of Doom (LOD) was a closelyknit group of computer hackers involved in:a. Disrupting telecommunications by enteringcomputerized telephone switches and changing therouting on the circuits of the computerizedswitches.b. Stealing proprietary computer source code andinformation from companies and individuals thatowned the code and information.c. Stealing and modifying credit information onindividuals maintained in credit bureau computers.d. Fraudulently obtaining money and property fromcompanies by altering the computerized informationused by the companies.e. Disseminating information with respect to theirmethods of attacking computers to other computerhackers in an effort to avoid the focus of lawenforcement agencies and telecommunication securityexperts.- Indictment laid down by a US District CourtIt wasn't the crimes they were committing, but the danger,the potential hazard, the sheer technical power LoD hadaccumulated, that had made the situation untenable.- Bruce Sterling in The Hacker Crackdown Its been over THREE whole years since we last put out a TJ! May, 20th 1990 tobe exact.The LOD TJ, will publish any acceptable and original articles, technicalexplanations, schematics or other files that deal with computersecurity/insecurity, telecommunications, data networks, physical security,credit, law enforcement, privacy, cryptology, restricted information,editorial commentary and other topics. To submit an article for publicationsimply send it to us. Freelance writers are always sought after to provideoriginal articles for the TJ. Bigger is better as far as this Journal goes.The more information, the more instruction and the more people can benefitfrom it.