Hackers – National Geographic (2000)

Hackers - National Geographic

This National Geographic documentary film tries to show what hackers are and what their purpose of breaking and entering systems are. As the e-commerce is increasing, companies both welcome and fear them. Often they hire them to try breaching their own security systems.

This is an example of what happens every year at the DefCon hacker conference in Las Vegas. Passionate hackers present their knowledge and capabilities, often times skirting the very fringes of legality. However, if you think that this is a convention for geek criminals, then you’ve been watching too much NBC.

The attendees at DefCon are pioneers on a myriad of levels. Socially they challenge convention on every strata. Fashion-wise there are no boundaries and norms, just personal styles that clothe intelligent minds. In the realm of the internet, communications and other security genres, there is no equal.

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