Is Swordfish The Worst Hacking Movie Ever? Not Quite!

 
Published on May 25, 2017

Just how bad was Swordfish? Not as bad a you might think, at least when it comes to source code that's relevant to the plot. This video takes a look at about the only thing that makes sense in this 2001 hacking caper. Links and References: Tumblr link: https://moviecode.tumblr.com/post/72205913880/in-swordfish-lines-of-code-from-a-des-cracking Credit: https://twitter.com/tiborsaas/status/419471661113434112 and http://www.modestolan.com/~xwred1/swordfish-hack1.png DES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_Encryption_Standard DES cracking: http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~lucchesi/cracking-des/main.html and http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~lucchesi/cracking-des/CH5/SEARCH.C EFF DES Cracker: https://w2.eff.org/Privacy/Crypto/Crypto_misc/DESCracker/HTML/19980716_eff_des_faq.html Image of EFF DES Cracker: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EFF_DES_cracker#/media/File:Board300.jpg Cracking DES book: http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~lucchesi/cracking-des/cracking-des.htm