[mailhist-discuss] Question #2 for my story

Jacob Goense dugo at xs4all.nl
Sun Mar 22 14:47:19 PDT 2015


On 2015-03-22 20:25, Suzanne Johnson wrote:
> As for a benevolent hacker who might be able to know how to accomplish
> this type of hacking, rather than an IT person, an engineer supporting
> an early CSNET installation might be more knowledgeable.    Though 
> given
> that we are talking about a husband and wife, it still might be more
> likely that one would know, or could guess the other's password...and
> work directly on the account in that way.  This scenario would also
> require someone who really knew AOL mail internals from the '94
> timeframe to flesh out.

I tried finding period-accurate AOL mail headers for clues, but they
are much harder to find than I expected.

/Jacob


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