Hal Finney (born May 4, 1956) is a developer for PGP Corporation, and was the 2nd developer hired after Phil Zimmerman. In his early career, he is credited as lead developer on several console games. He is a 1979 graduate of the California Institute of Technology, holding a BS in engineering. Finney is also a noted cryptographic activist. During the early 1990s, in addition to being a regular poster on the cypherpunks listserv, Finney ran two anonymous remailers.