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Brilliant 80s Movie Hacking Supercut

Brilliant 80s Movie Hacking Supercut

Brilliant 80s Movie Hacking Supercut

In the 80s, computer hacking was the nerd's moment to shine.

Unlocking the intricate and labyrithian recesses of a highly-classified defence system looked like the most glamorous, exciting and risk-taking thing you could do - and the only tools you needed were a sharp brain and fast fingers to bash away at the keyboard like a pro while decoding lines of seemingly impenetrable text with ease.

This fantastic video brings together all those classic moments of 80s computer hacking: getting past the mainframe and into the subnet to cause mayhem and right some wrongs.

Watch below, and if you fancy giving it a go yourself, visit one of the best sites on the internet: hackertyper.com

[via Kotaku]