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ITP 125 Lab 2: Hackers Due: 9/17/2010 11:59:59 PM Overview In this lab, students will screen the movie Hackers during the class period. Students will then answer some questions regarding the movie. Assignment Watch Hackers, then answer the following questions: 1. The common stereotype for hackers are "pimply-faced nerds living in their mother's basement." Does the movie reinforce or contradict this stereotype? How do these hackers compare to hackers portrayed in other movies and television, such as
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Unformatted text preview: Live Free or Die Hard , The Core , The Big Bang Theory , Swordfish , or The Italian Job ? (5 points). 2. List 3 of the hacks that were accomplished in this movie. Do you believe that they are possible today? Why or why not? (5 points) 3. The hackers in the movie lived with a certain mentality of "freedom of information" and hacking revolves around curiosity. Do you believe that hackers today live by that credo? Why or why not? (5 points)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2011 for the course ITP 125 taught by Professor Greenfield during the Spring '11 term at USC.

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