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Why Hollywood doesn't 'get' hackers

by Daniel Bukszpan       NOVEMBER 2, 2015, 6:00 AM EST


With rare exception, most movies and TV shows are ridiculously off base.

Walter O'Brien, founder and CEO of Scorpion Computer Services in Los Angeles, California, is doing his part. As a consultant to major movie studios, he's helped filmmakers depict hacking more realistically. "Screen writers and producers are learning that audiences are very sophisticated," he told Fortune. "It can be a fun and neat challenge for those in the film and television industry to emulate hacking scenarios realistically."


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