Hacker Breaks Down Hacking Scenes From Movies & TV | WIRED

Once again, hacker and security researcher Samy Kamkar takes a look at a variety of hacking scenes from popular media and examines their authenticity. Is the 3D file system from Jurassic Park real? Can you actually hack a smart fridge like in Silicon Valley? Is there a difference between a virus and a worm?

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Hacker Breaks Down Hacking Scenes From Movies \u0026 TV | WIRED


  1. Seymour


    Күн мурун

    It's weirding me out that he's insistently mishearing Scully as "how you say" when she's CLEARLY AND ARTICULATELY saying "how do you say it"

  2. Rick Kay

    Rick Kay

    Күн мурун

    5:34 ouch. Optical character recognition, not object. Just a slip, guaranteed he knows better.

  3. Moxtrox


    Күн мурун

    8:45 The data is actually stored on a thin layer of metal between the polycarbonate. Throwing a CD into a microwave causes arcing on the metallic layer and creates a large amount of blank spots that are near impossible to reconstruct.

  4. Nice 'Nice'

    Nice 'Nice'

    2 күн мурун

    Can't imagine living without internet for "several years" I'd go insane

  5. Helen Gromth

    Helen Gromth

    2 күн мурун

    The nondescript flat ecologically rub because jaguar intringuingly communicate into a cute facilities. puffy, recondite onion

  6. Trieu Hoang Nam

    Trieu Hoang Nam

    3 күн мурун

    The devilish keyboarding ostensibly record because foam nally smoke in a difficult scorpio. abiding, smoggy lasagna

  7. bear


    3 күн мурун

    yes i too always apply an ebrake when parking...

  8. BobbyBigallo


    3 күн мурун


  9. ign:Pepczenko


    3 күн мурун

    sudo access grid

  10. Moe@tactable


    3 күн мурун

    The myspace is even crazier because he had to go and patch it himself and send the fix to myspace, they couldn't figure it out !!

  11. Rikki Hook

    Rikki Hook

    4 күн мурун

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  12. Wendy James

    Wendy James

    4 күн мурун

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  13. Ferry van Tichelen

    Ferry van Tichelen

    4 күн мурун

    He's the Myspace guy! Such a boss.

  14. PGU Studios

    PGU Studios

    5 күн мурун

    I literally just script on Roblox and that's harder than hacking in movies is

  15. Punch-cookie


    5 күн мурун

    Nobody: Not a living soul: This guy: I'm gonna casually write, then accidently release a worm to destroy MySpace.

    • Punch-cookie


      5 күн мурун

      Would it be too much to ask him to do the same with tik tok. The government would probably pay him with all the Chinese tracking he'd prevent.

  16. Gerald Wagner

    Gerald Wagner

    5 күн мурун

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  17. 123. 4567

    123. 4567

    5 күн мурун

    Do this segment for scuba diving in movies 💥

  18. Dave Kitsune

    Dave Kitsune

    6 күн мурун

    but most of all, samy is my hero

  19. Xavier Yard

    Xavier Yard

    7 күн мурун

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  20. Glenn Rudolph

    Glenn Rudolph

    7 күн мурун

    I hacked a tree last winter. It made a firewall.

  21. eskreskao


    8 күн мурун

    0:34 That's what They WANT you to think!

  22. NICK D

    NICK D

    8 күн мурун

    Left out swordfish, WOW

  23. Jeanette Baker

    Jeanette Baker

    8 күн мурун

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  24. Supplanter Defender

    Supplanter Defender

    9 күн мурун

    10:03 Karen: builds copper mesh fencing all around her house to block out 5G signals 5G signals: go through the mesh anyway Karen: *surprised pikachu face*

  25. Not Me

    Not Me

    10 күн мурун

    “Today, as far as i know, there aren’t a lot of cars with a computerized e-brake”. Shows what you know about modern cars. Majority of cars produced in the last 3+ years with an e-brake are intact computerized

  26. Patrick Canchaya

    Patrick Canchaya

    10 күн мурун

    I hacker, I hack

  27. paulcheung2006


    11 күн мурун

    But most of all, samy is my hero.

  28. Bradley Is Official

    Bradley Is Official

    12 күн мурун

    I understood like 30% of this video but still watched it all

  29. Qiu Lei

    Qiu Lei

    13 күн мурун

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  30. samooskhka


    13 күн мурун

    Jurrasic park isint a movie about hacking or whatever and you know what the guy talking in this is stupid its only a movie

  31. z50king29


    16 күн мурун

    I don't know his name either. It's Newman

  32. Brian


    16 күн мурун

    It took me 21 minutes to realize you are MySpace. You know how many virus conversations start with a "famous MySpace hacker" I'm pretty sure your story on MySpace was the first time I heard about hacking. May you prosper 🙏

  33. Jezza


    16 күн мурун

    "I hate this hacker crap!" You and me both, Sam.

  34. schizowallflower


    16 күн мурун

    A buddy of mine put a thing on his MySpace profile that looked like a Yahoo! Messenger chatbox to chat to him if you logged in, but it was designed to tell you your username and password was wrong even when it wasn't because it was actually just a textbox that you were typing in your username and password and sending it to him without knowing it. I think he did this on a Geocities or Angelfire page, as well. I was always jealous that he could do "cool things" with a computer.

  35. mbnb bcvg

    mbnb bcvg

    17 күн мурун

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  36. iammaxhailme


    17 күн мурун

    honestly a movie simply showing "bash bufferoverflow.sh" in a command line is probably pretty high tier accuracy by hollywood standards

  37. Chegg Account

    Chegg Account

    17 күн мурун

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  38. Rayan A

    Rayan A

    19 күн мурун

    11:15 In Anthony Horowitz's fourth book of the Alex Rider series, Eagle Strike, the CIA operative in charge of tech, gives Alex a similar device, except for it uses microwaves instead.

    • daren kaulsay

      daren kaulsay

      17 күн мурун

      yo alex rider ! I finished the whole series it was so amazing,

  39. Marsha Rhodes

    Marsha Rhodes

    21 күн мурун

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  40. Tatsumaki Senpukyakku

    Tatsumaki Senpukyakku

    21 күн мурун

    part 3 please

  41. parker_ smith

    parker_ smith

    22 күн мурун

    i occasionally hack but nothing to bad

  42. GreenAppleTap


    22 күн мурун

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  43. sevak aghakhanyan

    sevak aghakhanyan

    22 күн мурун

    where can I learn to code for starters

  44. Ced Burner

    Ced Burner

    22 күн мурун

    The psychotic carol repressingly nail because grasshopper reportedly rock beneath a shaggy stocking. black-and-white, divergent kilogram

  45. Harry Timmons

    Harry Timmons

    23 күн мурун

    As unrealistic as he points out the Oceans phishing hack is. I still feel weirdly bad for the guy. Dude just wanted to look at cute puppies, how can anyone use that to hack the poor man

  46. Erin P.

    Erin P.

    23 күн мурун

    20:25 Hackers! 💜💜💜

  47. Ekuas Omehiaas

    Ekuas Omehiaas

    24 күн мурун

    The bad textbook postsurgically bore because valley systematically escape up a cloudy citizenship. third, trite brochure

  48. Abel Mendoza

    Abel Mendoza

    24 күн мурун

    The demonic addition formally launch because geometry connolly fancy save a lying bestseller. tacky, squeamish organization

  49. Larry Mcphe

    Larry Mcphe

    25 күн мурун

    For indians: The guy looks a bit like John Abraham🤔🤣

  50. Evie Lowborn

    Evie Lowborn

    25 күн мурун

    What about the other clips? I want to see them all, it's awesome!

  51. Edvards Krastiņš

    Edvards Krastiņš

    25 күн мурун

    Sees ffmpeg: Him - tf what is this *Opens stack overflow* Ffmpeg shell Okay, we can continue with the filming

  52. Mallory Varrone

    Mallory Varrone

    26 күн мурун

    The obsequious edward neurally train because effect lilly scrape during a callous poultry. worthless, easy number

  53. Faust. D3

    Faust. D3

    26 күн мурун

    I didn't know who he was until he mentioned the MySpace incident lol. This guy is a legend!

  54. Washboard Man

    Washboard Man

    26 күн мурун

    I'm noticing a recurring theme where the dude evaluating these movies isn't considering the year they were released. Like he mentions _Enemy of the State_ and 5GHz Wifi, but 802.11a was released roughly ten months after the movie.

  55. Masa Popovic

    Masa Popovic

    27 күн мурун

    oh yea he "accidentally" released a worm into myspace sure buddy suree

  56. GenericEric


    27 күн мурун

    The loading bar isn't accurate...I'll have you know that I pipe all my hacks through sv just to have a progress bar!

  57. the hashy café

    the hashy café

    27 күн мурун

    he is so fine jfc

  58. Defense99


    27 күн мурун

    You shoulda shown him Kung Fury.

  59. mactony4


    27 күн мурун

    7:55 remind me of Archer when they get arrested by the fbi and Krueger want to erase everything.

  60. NinjaPwns AtLife

    NinjaPwns AtLife

    27 күн мурун

    1:00 just shut down a whole bunch of fb "hackers" lmao

  61. Arianna Kostopoulos

    Arianna Kostopoulos

    27 күн мурун

    If he didn't already, could he do the Hacking scene in Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 6 Episode 14? (Ticking Clocks)

  62. Amanda Ng

    Amanda Ng

    28 күн мурун

    I very much want to know what he thinks of 5g technology.

  63. Stephen Fasciani

    Stephen Fasciani

    29 күн мурун

    So I don't blame the non-apple guy not knowing this, but the movie was more accurate than the overcomplicated data to audio thing he thought of, iPods have something called target disk mode, and you can store things on them not just music.

  64. JupitersMask決定


    29 күн мурун

    Anyone realize dude said, and I quote "Captain America: The winter Assaulter" lmao

  65. Mason


    29 күн мурун

    15:30 - People don't use their E brakes, and that's why it's called a zero day exploit.

  66. Albert From Genshin

    Albert From Genshin

    29 күн мурун

    Please invite Santa clause to react to holidays please

  67. James Kim

    James Kim

    Ай мурун

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  68. FlyingLawnMower


    Ай мурун

    This man isn't only a hacker,he knows everything xD

  69. Jonas Sami

    Jonas Sami

    Ай мурун

    These are movies, like fiction, hellooooo

  70. disoi geneu

    disoi geneu

    Ай мурун

    The foregoing golf spindly cure because ostrich revealingly pedal over a evasive ceiling. charming, thinkable toilet

  71. Nukleon


    Ай мурун

    The data on optical discs isn't stored in the plastic, it's stored in a metal layer, on a cd that's right below the label. A microwave would quickly make that unreadable.

  72. Nukleon


    Ай мурун

    You wouldn't need to convert files to mp3 to put them on an iPod, it would mount as a USB hard drive and you could just drag files on it, although to have it actually recognize songs, you needed to use iTunes.

  73. Pop Culture Theology

    Pop Culture Theology

    Ай мурун

    Optical character recognition not object. You're a hacker?

  74. Tenacity Radiation

    Tenacity Radiation

    Ай мурун

    how can you learn hacking

  75. ɴɪɴᴀ


    Ай мурун

    he's amazing.

  76. hers truly

    hers truly

    Ай мурун

    i could listen to him talk all day for some reason

  77. fizz


    Ай мурун


  78. J M

    J M

    Ай мурун

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  79. daniel dimitri

    daniel dimitri

    Ай мурун

    Many cars do have a electronic e brake. But most cars can drive through an ebrake as it is. That said unless its a car with auto park or auto pilot which granted there are a few, ford has had auto parking for a few years on somewhat budget cars and we all know about tesla and some mercedes that can steer, im not sure that you could actually steer most cars. Many cars still have hydraulic power steering vs electric and power steering is mostly meant to assist the wheel. You might need to get down into the firmware on the steering rack itself to try to steer with the rack and the driver should be able to over power it if they responded fast enough. You may be able to activate brakes through an abs module through some solenoid testing procedure but generally the driver is still very much mechanically connected to the brakes and steering and most cars would have no wireless access to the can network (though i have heard thst some cars can be exploited throught the tpms sensors). Like its hypothetically possible if you have the right cross section of cars and you have physical access before hand and development time with each model of car. But generally speaking your cars arent at much risk while you're driving them and most crooks with the smarts to get into your cars computer are more interested in unlocking your doors on a dark street.

  80. daniel dimitri

    daniel dimitri

    Ай мурун

    Even old iphones had ssh and i believe they all had the same authentication early on. I don't think android supports ssh without some modifications but hey silicon valley is fiction and there have been many linux operating systems that could have powered smart devices if not for the success of android.

  81. Abrar Sebaa

    Abrar Sebaa

    Ай мурун

    Not him explaining and me not understanding anything 😃👏

  82. Sayed El Sherif

    Sayed El Sherif

    Ай мурун

    Much Better Editing. If you know you know.

  83. Alistair Xu

    Alistair Xu

    Ай мурун

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  84. butterized


    Ай мурун

    he looks like if Gordon Freeman shaved his beard a little and could speak

  85. Tigh Kent

    Tigh Kent

    Ай мурун

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  86. Ideal Software

    Ideal Software

    Ай мурун

    Really wish I learned hacking at a younger age when there was hardly any security/understanding of the methods used

  87. Caped Baldy

    Caped Baldy

    Ай мурун

    How movies see hackers: Anonymous masked guy with hoodie Hacker irl: Casual guy with glasses and normal clothes

  88. Mary C

    Mary C

    Ай мурун


  89. Frank Benham

    Frank Benham

    Ай мурун

    Wow, I remember reading about the Myspace exploit years ago. I did not realize the host was that guy.

  90. Darius Deniz Ringo

    Darius Deniz Ringo

    Ай мурун

    ahahah im dead where he says stop the popups lmfao he makes it look like a kids show 😂

  91. Jdsjsjsj Jdjdjssjs

    Jdsjsjsj Jdjdjssjs

    Ай мурун

    Sammy is my hero!!!

  92. Xavier Borrero

    Xavier Borrero

    Ай мурун

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  93. Wolfy


    Ай мурун

    Pov he is just telling how to hack😂

  94. Qubo


    Ай мурун

    Jesus died for you. God gave you life and made you. God and Jesus loves you. God has a plan for you. “Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalms 39:4 NIV God bless you and your family.

  95. Holyfield Barrett

    Holyfield Barrett

    Ай мурун

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  96. Nihal 542765

    Nihal 542765

    Ай мурун

    Please let him tell the story of how he wasn't allowed on the internet

  97. Apis Udin

    Apis Udin

    Ай мурун

    18:58 Thanks much for the idea. Awesome. 21:21 This event is how I know him.

  98. shubham dwivedi

    shubham dwivedi

    Ай мурун

    Nerdy just created a script that didn't allow to access the main grid and loop was the end of the script

  99. shubham dwivedi

    shubham dwivedi

    Ай мурун

    Jurassic park was classic 🤣

  100. shubham dwivedi

    shubham dwivedi

    Ай мурун

    ARPANET was first internet 👍