You hack in, but you only find emails from his publisher. It turns out Joe doesn’t email much.
When you hack in, you change her Facebook language to Arabic. Just because you can.
You use his password to hack into his email, too, because he uses the same password for both.
You know the most common answer to this security question is “pizza”, so it’s pretty easy. Now that you have access to her email account, you can choose a new password for it and lock her out.
You decide this is too much work to do each time, so you create a Facebook quiz, “What’s Your Celtic Name?”. Users have to answer questions like “What’s your mother’s maiden name?” to get their result. You use these answers to gain access to their accounts, as they’re all security question answers.
When you get into Adam’s phone, you have pretty much free rein to access all the information you could ever want about him.
Once you get in, you have access to pretty much all of Crystal’s accounts and profiles. You reward yourself with a bit of shopping – Crystal’s treat.
All of these techniques are used by real-life hackers, so make sure you’re smart about the passwords you use.
For even more insight into the minds of the hackers, check out Season 2 of Mr Robot, airing now on Amazon Prime.
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