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Here's a Full Article according to Cyber Security experts, the hacking in the movie is quite realistic. "When “Blackhat,” the cybercrime thriller starring Chris Hemsworth, was screened to a roomful of cybersecurity experts last week, everyone agreed that it was the most accurate depiction of hacking they’d seen in a film, he said. According to Mahaffey,...


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there is quite a bit of media out already on how realistic the hacking is in the movie. Poulsen was called in as a consultant early on in the production to improve authenticity. he's written about it himself for wired magazine. try these links Is Blackhat the Greatest Hacking Movie Ever? Hackers Think So / Metz, wired Asked if Mann got anything wrong, ...


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First of all I would like to point out that they are citizens of US and investigating a cyber security issue in foreign country. Mr. Jessup is not a tech savvy guy and had kept the roaming off while in US and forgot to turn it on once they touch down on foreign soil. Hathaway(hacker) just turns on the roaming to enable calling since they are outside of US. ...


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First of all, he took 74 million dollars from the Blackhat, not 78. The remaining difference is likely due to a little detail you missed. The bank account at the end doesn't show 50 million dollars, but 50 million (or rather ~47 million) euro (screenshot as edited and provided by Richard in a comment): If we look at the time of the movie's creation, which ...


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"Dawai is killed in a car bombing" This means that he was killed by the Bomb that one of the bad guys planted underneath his car a couple of scenes before. Here is the IMDB statement about death The rocket launcher shown was just to be used at them later on. He was killed in car bombing and not by launcher. If he had used the launcher, we would have seen ...


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Counter to many reviews, I'd argue the hacking in this film is highly implausible. For starters, there is very little actual 'hacking' in this film. The 'big hack' that is the pivotal plot point in the film is where (spoiler): Now while this is a plausible 'hack' if you were targeting, say, my mother. I find it incredibly un-realistic that the... I felt ...


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