AOL Underground Podcast

Interviews with hackers and staff of America Online (AOL), covering the 90’s/Early 2000’s.

NailZ - AOL IRC Trojan, LuciferX
NailZ - AOL IRC Trojan, LuciferX
NailZ tells us about Codeine's plan to take over AOL, Prodigy, and Compuserve. Planting trojan's on AOL em...
00:54:36
May 17, 2024
Nise - AOL InstaKiss Phishing, PW Cracking, Scrollers
Nise - AOL InstaKiss Phishing, PW Crack...
Nise tells us about cracking, scrollers, phishing, account takeovers, and ruining some people's lives. Later h...
00:53:16
April 28, 2024
Sim114 - AOL UK, Love for FDO Forms
Sim114 - AOL UK, Love for FDO Forms
Sam tells us about his experience using AOL UK while coming of age in England. His fascination with visual art beg...
01:03:47
October 26, 2023
Broast - Botnet Cracker, Exploits, Digital Gangster
Broast - Botnet Cracker, Exploits, Digi...
Broast tells us about writing password stealers, password crackers, deploying botnets, finding exploits, and hacki...
00:49:05
July 30, 2023
Pen - Password Stealer Detector, Pen Tools
Pen - Password Stealer Detector, Pen To...
Pen tells us about Pen Tools, a password stealer detector he wrote, user interfaces, the warez scene and more. We ...
00:24:05
July 29, 2023
Single - NV2, Carding, Swatting
Single - NV2, Carding, Swatting
Single talks about how the AOL hacking group NV2 formed, carding, and when the group swatted their way to the top....
00:44:53
April 12, 2023
AOL History from the people that lived it (part3) - Erci Stern
AOL History from the people that lived ...
Erci Stern (from parts one and two) tells us her origin story.  We review in depth how she battled users that wer...
01:13:57
October 05, 2022
AOL History from the people that lived it (part2) - Craig, Jan, Bryan, Erci
AOL History from the people that lived ...
Staff from 1987-2007 (with over 35 years combined experience) talk about their experience while working at AOL.  ...
01:08:01
October 03, 2022
AOL History from the people that lived it (part1) - Craig, Jan, Bryan, Erci
AOL History from the people that lived ...
Staff from 1987-2007 (with over 35 years combined experience) talk about their experience while working at AOL.  ...
01:15:29
August 01, 2022
Surf Kahuna (part 2) - More on AOL virus guy, Steve and Ryan nerd out on ransomware and Advanced Persistent Threats
Surf Kahuna (part 2) - More on AOL viru...
Surf Kahuna (Ryan Chapman) finishes his origin story and what he learned from it.  Then Steve and Ryan talk espio...
01:14:32
July 28, 2022
Surf Kahuna (part 1) - Origin story of a Digital Forensic Incident Responder (DFIR)
Surf Kahuna (part 1) - Origin story of ...
Surf Kahuna (Ryan Chapman) shares his origin story about a series of events that occurred on AOL that rocked his w...
00:58:06
July 25, 2022
hiwind - Developer for life, author of hiwind.bas
hiwind - Developer for life, author of ...
hiwind starting programming at a very early age, became addicted to it, and somehow found a way to keep programmin...
01:12:07
July 22, 2022
keeb - Name collectors, keeb.bas, spamming, chat coms, docker origin story
keeb - Name collectors, keeb.bas, spamm...
Chat with @keeb about his keeb.bas file, his first phishing website, creating chat coms in any text field, high sc...
01:05:06
July 20, 2022
z0ne - Chatroom Laggers, Arrested, Spamming, Nerdcore, opsec44
z0ne - Chatroom Laggers, Arrested, Spam...
z0ne is our first return guest!  Topics: Room laggers (cloners), room takeovers, Getting arrested. Spamming for s...
00:50:25
June 26, 2022
PoSsE4uS (part2) - The Dark Knight
PoSsE4uS (part2) - The Dark Knight
We cover the future of ReAOL, using different versions of the AOL client, how you can help the project, thank you ...
00:23:21
June 25, 2022
tagz and shellz - Getting swatted, planting trojans, and the death of AOL
tagz and shellz - Getting swatted, plan...
Chat with tagz and shellz about being a noob, getting Sub7’d, the death of AOL, rap battles, deltrees, a credit ...
01:23:56
June 20, 2022
PoSsE4uS (part1) - ReAOL Begins
PoSsE4uS (part1) - ReAOL Begins
PoSsE4uS reveals his origin story and the genesis of the ReAOL project Guest: PoSsE4uS Host: Steve Stonebraker Sho...
00:32:19
June 18, 2022
cam0 (part3) - Twitter Account Takeovers
cam0 (part3) - Twitter Account Takeover...
cam0 explains how he took over Burger King and Jeep's twitter accounts Show Notes: https://aolunderground.com/...
00:38:14
June 10, 2022
cam0 (part2) - Paris Hilton hack, Prison, Police Dept hack
cam0 (part2) - Paris Hilton hack, Priso...
cam0 talks about how he hacked Paris Hilton's T-Mobile Sidekick, prison, and hacking the police department Sho...
00:57:08
June 10, 2022
cam0 (part1) - Merlin, Ewoks, and botnets
cam0 (part1) - Merlin, Ewoks, and botne...
cam0 talks about how he had socially engineered AOL employees, hacked Merlin, deployed trojans, ran botnets, and g...
00:53:37
June 09, 2022
Emerge - Cracking Conference Calls, a Startup, Web3, NFTs
Emerge - Cracking Conference Calls, a S...
Emerge tells us about when he cracked AOL conference calls and pranked called some folks.  Later he talks about h...
01:06:37
May 27, 2022
YTCracker -Spamming, Trojans, and Pwning AOL
YTCracker -Spamming, Trojans, and Pwnin...
YTCracker takes AOL hacking to a whole new level.  Phishing employees, pwning the Customer Records Information Sy...
01:09:39
May 23, 2022
Tau – Creator of AOL-FILES.com
Tau – Creator of AOL-FILES.com
Tau, co-creator of the original aol-files.com takes us down memory lane. We hear about his first programs, why he ...
00:52:28
May 10, 2022
Da Chronic – Creator of AOHell and Automated Phishing
Da Chronic – Creator of AOHell and Au...
In 1995 Da Chronic released a program called ‘AO Hell’ that wreaked havoc on America Online.  It allowed user...
01:08:12
January 08, 2022
Lucid – Fake Credit Cards, Law & Order
Lucid – Fake Credit Cards, Law & Orde...
Learn how Lucid generated his own fake credit cards and what happened after his house got raided by the cops.  Ep...
00:50:30
October 16, 2021
FLaMe – Cracking, Carding, and Spamming on AOL in the 90s
FLaMe – Cracking, Carding, and Spammi...
Chat with FLaMe about cracking, carding, and spamming  Episode Extras - https://aolunderground.com/episode-extras...
00:41:12
October 08, 2021
z0ne – Programming, Cracking, and Spamming on AIM and Twitter in the 2000s
z0ne – Programming, Cracking, and Spa...
Chat with the creator of Doom Cracker and Spambo; z0ne Episode Extras - https://aolunderground.com/episode-extras...
00:40:55
September 15, 2021
HoSS – Programming Chaos on AOL in the 90s… and a new Wife!
HoSS – Programming Chaos on AOL in th...
Chat with the co-creator of The ExorCiST and Super Mad Cow; HoSS. Episode Extras - https://aolunderground.com/epis...
00:29:12
September 14, 2021
Trailer
Trailer
Trailer Episode for AOL Underground, with HoSS and z0ne
00:01:38
September 12, 2021