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Even Grandma Could Tell This Isn't How Hacking Works

It’s a common little meta-game for those of us who are technically competent: keep your eye out in the movies for the most egregious technical misrepresentation you can find. And while its one thing to just keep tossing of reference after reference to “the mainframe” this complication of hacktastic scenes put together by the folks at Hack a Day is particularly cringe-worthy.

Someday, maybe there’ll be a real true-to-life, tech-friendly hacker montage. But then again, that’d probably be impossible to watch, except maybe in time-lapse. [Hack a Day]


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