[IWAR] SPAM Ever wanted to be a hacker?

From: Mark Hedges (hedgesat_private)
Date: Wed Apr 08 1998 - 11:28:08 PDT

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    Looks like this came from a student in Ecuador. By now, thousands have
    received this message. Hey, $12 and I can learn how to hack the CIA web
    site. -hedges-
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    >Subject: Ever wanted to be a hacker?
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