Billboard hacking hits Moscow

Paul Raven @ 20-01-2010

Back in the final gasps of last year, I mentioned that I fully expected to see the new breed of digital billboards become a target for hackers and adbusters, much as they are in Lauren Beukes’ gritty Cape Town post-cyberpunk novel Moxyland.

However, I didn’t expect to see it quite so soon as this; the Independent reports briefly on a downtown Moscow billboard that was tweaked to display two minutes of hardcore pornography to an audience of late-night commuters. Remember, people: Everything Can and Will Be Hacked.

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One Response to “Billboard hacking hits Moscow”

  1. SMD says:

    That is awesome! A little lame, yeah, because someone probably paid to have their ad during those two minutes, but still completely wickedly cool!