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Hacking on TV: 8 Binge-Worthy and Cringe-Worthy Examples

From the psycho-drama Mr. Robot to portraying the outright dangers of ransomware taking down a hospital in Grey's Anatomy, hacking themes now run deep in today's TV shows.
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Mr. Robot
The popular series from USA Network has been hailed by the hacking community and the tech media as the most realistic depiction to date of how hackers think and operate. Most TV shows often resolve research and hacks inside of 30 seconds, but Mr. Robot delves into how intricate hacking is and portrays the depth of research and patience it takes to execute a hack. Plus, the show is full of suspense and long on social commentary. TV critics expect the fourth series to start later this fall.

Watch trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMK5e-FSro0

Image Source: Shutterstock via stock_photo_world

Mr. Robot

The popular series from USA Network has been hailed by the hacking community and the tech media as the most realistic depiction to date of how hackers think and operate. Most TV shows often resolve research and hacks inside of 30 seconds, but Mr. Robot delves into how intricate hacking is and portrays the depth of research and patience it takes to execute a hack. Plus, the show is full of suspense and long on social commentary. TV critics expect the fourth series to start later this fall.

Watch trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMK5e-FSro0

Image Source: Shutterstock via stock_photo_world

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