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Re: Hacking/security in main-stream media
From: Arnold Meyers (nieuws.briefgmx.net)
Date: Fri Oct 01 2004 - 15:13:09 CDT
Hi to all,
- Gattaca: Good sf-movie: Where a guy needs to decieve the authorities
by using false contactlenzes, blood and urine.
- The assassin: Where she blows -up a pc with a disk (kewl)
- Any "many" episode of star trek voyager. This must be one of the
easyest starships to hack into. And Tovak (the volcan keeps having to
update the security protocols)
- Freedom downtime: Haven't seen this movie but it is" a feature lenght
documentary about the free Kevin movement and the hacker world"
- Computer chronicles:
http://www.archive.org/movies/computerchronicles.php. This is / was a
famouse computer television show.
You can download all sorts of computerrelated episodes. (and in
different kinds of quality) ;-)
- Hackers Computer outlaw: a documentary about and with wozniak, captain
chruch and Kevin Mitnick
It shows the evolution of computerhackers
- In the realm of the hackers: an other documentary about to the
australien hacking scene.
A very good documentary.
I can help you with the last two. But please contact me off the subject.
Look ma, my first post.
Mike Andrews wrote:
>A bit off the wall, but as good a place to post this as any :)
>I'm writing a tutorial/courseware on security (both basic topics and
>programming) and I'm looking for clips from movies or tv to introduce
>subjects - I've found that videos work well with introductions and short
>breaks to getting the audience in the right frame of mind (as well as
>getting them relaxed). So far I have the following....
>Jurassic Park - insider threat (the programmer gets the system to bypass
>security while he steals the DNA/embryos)
>Sneakers - Cryptography (when the team discovers it's a crypto box they
>The Net - Personally identifiable information (main characters personal
>information is deleted)
>War Games - [Not sure yet, not managed to pickup the film]
>Hackers - [Not sure yet, not managed to pickup the film]
>Any other suggestions? I'm only wanting short (5min) sections, but I'm
>willing to edit bit's out if needed.
>Florida Institute of Technology