Episode Info

This is an insightful documentary that opens the window on the world of computer crime and high-tech espionage known as hacking. From the Frontline series brought to video by the education station PBS, this is disturbing evidence that again the speed of corruption has kept pace with the advancement of technology. What began as a global initiative for the exchange of information is now the playground for lurkers, spies, and bored teenagers, who have manipulated programs to steal private documents, personal thoughts and ideas, financial statements, and even state secrets.