Making Computer Crime Sexy

This year in the movie “Firewall,” Harrison Ford made security engineers into heroes when he portrayed Jack Stanfield, a banking brainiac whose firewall system becomes a sticking point for a gang of ruthless baddies. Ford gets told to transfer $100 million into a crook’s account–or his family gets it. Of course, Harrison manages to save the bank–and the day–but a larger question looms: can computer crimes be sexy?

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