Our Democracy REALLY Has Been Hacked… or, How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Democracy is dead. It was dead a long time ago, but now there’s a new, old threat: THE RUSSIANS! Impossible to imagine just a year ago, it was only a matter of time before the democracy of the “free world” was hacked through the use of technology. Read More …

On The 12th Day of Christmas, Mr Robot Hacks Gave To Me… Hypernormalisation

What is HyperNormalisation? Well, like it or not, we’re living it. Right Here, Right Now! It’s how Trump won the election and it’s how Putin rules Russia with an iron fist – through fear and confusion. But this era of Post-Truth is nothing new, it’s been happening under our noses for decades, but are you gonna take it? Read More …

On The Third Day of Christmas, Mr Robot Hacks Gave To Me…

We love our TED Talks here at Mr Robot Hacks HQ and, although this one’s called The Dark Net isn’t what you think, I swear this is the first and only ever TED talk that doesn’t begin with the line “Forget everything you know” Read More …

Hey Shorty! What’s In Ya Backpack?

Elliot’s backpack is the equivalent of Batman’s Utility Belt, just less… yellow. Although the show doesn’t make a big deal of it, he’s seemingly got every gadget, gizmo and life-hack in that bag to call upon when he gets into Read More …

Startup; The Other Great Tech Show About Hacking

When Mr Robot’s Season 2 came to a close in what looked to me like Florida, another slightly less techie show picked up where we left off… Imagine the camera floating away across the parking lot, away from Trenton, Mobley Read More …

S02E09 Recap:

Wowsers, Trousers! Where to begin? S02E09 certainly kept us on our toes; providing us with quite a few answers but ultimately only asking more questions. Firstly, one of Mr Robot’s biggest questions was finally answered (and we think we called Read More …

Whistleblowers:

In amongst the plethora of real-world name-drops and verisimilitude, this week’s exciting episode of Mr Robot brought us Mr Edward Snowden’s thoughts on F_Society hacking the FBI, so we thought it was high time we looked at the close link between Read More …

Mr Robot Employs a Real Life Hacker – Meet Kor Adana

If you’re 1/512th as fanatical about Mr Robot as we are, you’ll already know who Kor Adana is, but now he’s a friend of Mr Robot Hacks, we thought we’d introduce him to y’all. Friend you say? How so? Well, Read More …

Real Life Hackers: Hamza Bendellad

We all watch Mr Robot for different reasons – I love it’s labyrinthine plot and masterful direction, some prefer the freedom-fighting underdog story, the powerful performances from Rami Malek… but for the true computer aficionados and real life hackers among us, the Read More …