Hollywood's 7 Dumbest Hacking Depictions

Movies and TV shows too often use hacking as a deus ex machina device to resolve an impossible plot, but real hacking takes time, effort and lots of testing.
A person in a black hoodie typing on a laptop with bunch of text overlaid over the image.
The actor Chris Hemsworth in front of a microphone
Logo of the TV show Scorpion looks like an HTML tag with the word in red.
The words CSI: Cyber in black on a grey background.
Multiple screens on the screen filled with command line and diagrams
The word NCIS in black against a gray background
Harrison Ford smiles at the camera
Bruce Willis against the movie poster
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