The world Elliot and the other members of F-Society inhabit is a world that exists on the other side of our laptops, tablets, and smart devices. With a single keystroke, hackers can use their knowledge and power over intricate security systems, operating systems, and software for good or for nefarious ends. As the psychological thriller, Mr. Robot heads into its fourth and final season, we look back at some of the biggest threats to cybersecurity outlined in the series. Here are ten technological threats in Mr. Robot that are actually real.
10 GETTING YOUR MOBILE DEVICE HACKED
Since anyone who has a smartphone is essentially carrying around a mini computer, it’s no surprise that people like Elliot and the rest of the F-Society team can easily hack into them with a few keystrokes. The security of mobile devices, even at the FBI’s temporary office setup in E Corp, was breached because they were weak and easily manipulated.
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