Hacker Breaks Down 26 Hacking Scenes From Movies & TV | WIRED
Hacker Breaks Down 26 Hacking Scenes From Movies amp TV WIRED

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Hacker and security researcher Samy Kamkar takes a look at a variety of hacking scenes from popular media and examines their authenticity. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Also, check out the free WIRED channel on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Android TV. Here you can find your favorite WIRED shows and new episodes of our latest hit series Masterminds. ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. Hacker Breaks Down 26 Hacking Scenes From Movies & TV | WIRED


Christian Watkins : The editor must actually HATE this man to be constantly cutting him off with movie clips after every 8 words.

Maxx B : I love that you can almost hear him trying not to roll his eyes at some of the worst clips.

Leigh Smith : That was a pretty long password for someone who can't tell the difference between a pdf and executable file 😂😂😂😂😂

Otto von Bismarck : I'm just here for the blood of the editor.

Saieel Prabhu : Lol he's not a hacker. 1. He's not wearing a hoodie 2. He's not wearing a hacker mask

Max Villela : He seemed so interested in Mr. Robot and then . . . . you showed NCIS to him. That's rude, man. 6:04

Sam Dietz : This guy is what you call a white hat hacker. He tests security systems for people and companies and he helps adjust their flaws. Note: this comment was for the idiots I saw in this comment section who thought they brought a criminal on to youtube

woodstockanhaenger : Please re-upload without the constant interruptions by 0.5 sec clips, thanks

Ron : "...would be a terminal" *shows HTML in a text editor*

Petelo : Its probably so cringy for him to watch these hacking scenes

Pavel Shemyakin : If I may make a suggestion.... In my opinion, the video would have been more enjoyable if the cuts between the movie scenes and the commentator were a bit less hectic. It felt like I'm listening to a podcast over a very slow internet connection that keeps getting paused. Great video otherwise. Thumbs up.

Epic Gentleman. : When i use cmd my teacher thinks im hacking

Funeral enthusiast : Could y’all do funeral directors You’d be surprised how inaccurate media portrayals are

Carlo Bassetti : The guy at 4:00 wears sunglasses while in front of a pc... so, totally legit hacker, move on.


Andreas L. Elexander : love his smile when the hacking is inaccurate x)

Ezequiel Marchesini : You should ask an astronomer to break down space movies.

Alexandru Popescu : The more you know the higher the probability you won't like a movie.

The Hated One : The editor is doing a great disservice to what this guy is talking about.

CFX ThoomZ : This video is perfect. The guy does not try to be funny or something. He is just himself and calmly explaining. I love this content

Ben Miles : "That's a pretty long password for someone who can't tell the difference between a pdf and an executable." Love it. About spit out my coffee.

Camel Reloaded : "A more accurate interface would be a console or terminal" > WIRED proceeds to show HTML code. Edit: Nvm, the editing in this was far more distracting than that. But seriously, you have a video about the miss interpretation of hacking and the editor miss interprets it... That's just golden.

Rabbit Cube : I'm surprised that Person of Interest didn't warrant a mention. Props for mentioning Sneakers, though

Benjamin Lewis : The more efficient way would be a terminal... Shows HTML

Your friendly neighborhood retard : I’m a hacker I got banned in Fartnut and made a new account 😎

Spicy Cat : The three ways to hack. 1. Weak password shots. 2. Fishing through bins. 3. Social engineering.

Poo0fi : Today I learned GUI is actually read as “gooey“.

Unholy Motherfucker : He respec He protec But most importantly He hac

Maya Rouillard : I can't believe they forgot the most accurate hacking scene of all time, Hackerman hacking time itself

Anna Castiglioni : How about Arrow (master hacker Felicity), and Independence day (virus to Mothership)?

Eric Lopez : I would have to say MR. Robot followed a lot of real life techniques even if they did put that Hollywood spin on some of it. I really like the editing

Madushan Jayawardane : You forgot Arrow, Felicity can hack in to even NASA with Photoshop 7.

Viktor Pedrova : "Uh-oh. We're being hacked!" A siren starts blaring as flying unicorns erupt in sparkly clouds, bursting forth on roads of shooting rainbows. It's all too much! The percentages and popups cloud the screen while Puff the Magic Dragon plays the accordion!

WildRandomVideos1201 : 0:39 I don't think that HTML and CSS can hack a computer.


Tony Lewis : I really enjoy these Technique Critique videos, the professionals are incredibly impressing, but I agree that WIRED should probably chill with editing. I understand they're aiming for it to be more entertaining, but it's ultimately disruptive. Keep the playbacks relevant, please.

Evan Arnold Stewart : I finally get the phantom phreak's alias now.

Akhil Raj : Mr Robot is the best after all 😁 Though the matrix 'one' was so good! Like perfectly timed dialogues and all

terry bull : No no no. As a late 80s hacker, using a phone line to hack a computer is NOT phreaking. Phreaking is hacking the actual phone system.

Hugh Evans : Expert: a console is a good interface Derpy editor: time for a shot of html code!

Fire Tiger : WANna DoWnLoAD SoME RAM!?

Allyssa Buthmann : Rude! I can’t believe you didn’t include Arrow clips with Felicity Smoak!

LordCofaidh : That's why I HATE movies with pretty visual interfaces when hacking. THATS NOT HOW IT WORKS. LOVE Mr. Robot's representation.

MikeEckesBeatzzz : The realistic clips were better cause he would straight up explain their realness haha

Eden Seo : as much as I enjoy this series, I'm kind of worried that I won't watch any films the way I used to 😂

Gregory Mahan : OMG. As someone who was alive in the 80's, and in the computer scene at the time, I gotta tell you... Hacking in the 80's wasn't called phreaking. I've seen this video like 3 times, and every time I get to that line, I cringe. There were 3 common terms in use: Hacking: Breaking in to remote systems. So hacking was absolutely the correct term to use here. Phreaking: figuring out how to get long distance phone calls for free, usually by manipulating weaknesses in the telephone system of the time. Cracking: taking copy protection off of software, mostly games. Sometimes, all three of these could be used at once. You might hack into a remote system, grab a copy of some software, crack the protection on it, and then phreak yourself a connection to a long distance BBS to distribute your ill-gotten gains.

DingoBR : Great thanks now I can hack bill gates bank and buy v bucks

scott norbert : If only hackerone2019@outlookcom could come active for everyone to know them. 100 percent reliable and fast

okamivolgan : who else is googling and looking to download xkeyscore?