Hackers for hire

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Forget the outdated hacker image of a spotty anarchic teenager holed up in his bedroom defacing the websites of global organizations; today’s hackers are not only older but more determined than ever to claim your cash and identity.

Many early depictions of hackers on the silver screen portrayed relatively benign individuals, such as Matthew Broderick's teenage boy in the 1984 film, War Games or Val Kilmer's young prodigy in Real Genius. But over the years the hacker's screen persona has become more complex and multi-faceted...

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