Mr. Robot has won the hearts and captured the minds of a lot of people around the globe by showing a captivating view of the information security world — and how vulnerable we all are to cyberattacks. When you see how main character Elliot and the hacker group fsociety hack whole corporations, never mind just regular accounts, it starts to seem like nowhere and nothing is safe.
But if you look more closely, you’ll notice most of the hackers’ victims in the series exposed themselves to danger by their own ignorance or carelessness. In this post, we look at where they went wrong and come up with some rules to follow if you never want to contemplate a video featuring a Guy Fawkes mask obscuring the face of a person who has your data.