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Ankit Fadia plans novel, movie on cyber terrorism

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He is a master at “ethical hacking”, has authored 14 books and is all of 25. And now Ankit Fadia is all set to pen a fictional novel on cyber terrorism which he hopes to convert into a movie some day.

“I think after a film like A Wednesday, Indians have woken up to issues like cyber security. Cyber security as a subject has not been touched too often.”

The young cyber security expert was even consulted by the US authorities to decode an encrypted e-mail sent by associates of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

“…through my novel and film, I would like to show how there will be cyber wars instead of wars with AK-47s, how people will not be able to withdraw cash from ATMs due to cyber hassle. These are some of the elements that I am putting in my book,” he added.

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via NDTV movies

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  1. Halla Bol
    25 October 2010 at 4:23 am

    Cyber Terror to be Adapted into Movie : Hackers to become heroes

    With the growing popularity of the initiative taken by the Newsmakers Broadcasting & Communication Pvt. Ltd. to unite the hackers and bestow a positive light in the world of hacking, people from all over the world have started recognizing the significance. A Jewish Director named Timmi Aboodi, 25, has shown immense pleasure in converting the book ‘Cyber Terrors’ written by Vaidehi into a full-fledged movie Titled ‘Hackers – the Modern Day’s Robinhood’. Timmi Aboodi a documentary maker making his first directorial debut with this film. The author already has given Timmi the rights to go ahead with his directorial venture. The movie will have many of real hackers acting for reel screen. Besides this, several youths aged18 to 22 belonging to the theater background will be playing the supporting roles.

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    http://www.freehacking.net/2010/10/cyber-terror-to-be-adapted-into-movie.html

    ‘Cyber Terror’ a book by Vaidehi Sachin and co researched by Amarjit Singh , about hacker culture. It will publish in Mumbai on 30th October at Police Jymkhana, marine lines.

    Vaidehi describes the people, the machines, and the events that defined the Hacker Culture and the Hacker Ethic, from the early mainframe hackers at MIT, to the self-made hardware hackers and game hackers. Immediately following is a brief overview of the issues and ideas that are brought forward by her book, as well as a more detailed interpretation of each chapter of the book, mentioning some of the principal characters and events. The hacker ethic deals with the idea that individuals are performing a duty for the common good, an analogy to a modern day ‘Robin Hood’. The hacker communities as a result are prided on the fact that they are the rebellion against authority figures that restrict this level of computer freedom.

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    http://www.freehacking.net/2010/10/cyber-terror-book-by-vaidehi-sachin.html

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