Top 5 Movies of All Time a Hacker Must Watch

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1. Pirates of Silicon Valley : A really good movie I must say which gives your an insight about Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. It tells you about their hard work, curiosity, leadership quality which lead to formation of Microsoft and Apple. The movie also provides us with some facts about the life’s of these two great men and truly and inspiration to a hacker or techie .
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2. Firewall : Firewall is a movie which is quite interesting movie which revolves around a family being hijacked and the head of the family being forced to do some work for hijackers. There is a good use of gadgets in the movie.
3. Hackers : A young boy is arrested by the US Secret Service for writing a computer virus and is banned from using a computer until his 18th birthday. Years later, he and his new-found friends discover a plot to unleash a dangerous computer virus, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus(source:imdb.com). This movie if a very old one and reveals some old hacking techniques and displays the two sides of hacking culture and perception of government and people too towards hacking.
4. Enemy of The State : A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his NSA goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime. A nice movie which a techie should surely enjoy.
5. The Social Network :  A great movie which tells about the founder of facebook Mr.Mark Zuckerberg and this is a very motivating movie which tells us about the success story of a student who went on to become the youngest Billionaire. Mark initially used hacking to get the pics of girls to make facemash.

This Article was Written by Shikhil Sharma

Shikhil Sharma is a young techie who has great interest in Cyber Security, Hacking, Penetration Testing, SEO, Vulnerability Assessment and loves to write about them.
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  • Adedotun Ajibade

    If this post were to be revised, I believe modern day cyber or hacking-related movies as Swordfish, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Olympus Has Fallen and Die Hard 4.0, would be included.