Hollywood hacking: Movies show how to hack into computers (VIDEO).

Watch Everything the Movies Have Taught Us About Hacking Into Computers

Watch Everything the Movies Have Taught Us About Hacking Into Computers

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Dec. 1 2014 9:00 AM
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Break the Encryption!

The Hollywood guide to computer hacking.

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Before most Americans even had an Internet connection, Hollywood was already teaching us how to use it for evil. Be it The Net or Aaron Sorkin, whose Newsroom is currently in the grips of a tech-jargon conspiracy, the video above presents the greatest hits of our sinister digital education.

Daniel Hubbard is a writer, editor, and director living in New York City.