The hacker heroes we need right now and more – This Geek in Review for 6 Jun 2020

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Hackers come in all shapes and sizes, which I learned from these genius hacks on Reddit and Twitter. First up is the genius 4th grade hacker who didn’t want to participate in a Zoom conference with his teachers so he covered his camera and named himself Reconecting(sp)…. He may have gotten away with it too if he would have learned how to spell reconnecting. Next up is the genius ex-girlfriend who takes Netflix password sharing to a new level. Finally, we have a not so bright adulterer creatively changing his girlfriend’s name on his smartphone to hide texts.

It seems like we’re living in some sort of bad movie, especially when we have monkeys breaking in to a lab, attacking a lab assistant, and stealing Covid-19 samples. Were they bored? Or were they part of some elaborate scheme?

I could have seen my brothers and I doing this back when we were young, but that was the 70s, when anything went! Three brothers let a black widow bite them in hopes of turning into Spider-Man

I thought it was going to be a joke when it was announced, but the monsters at Samsung have set a release date in the UK for their rotating TV. This is why we can’t have nice things!

30 years later, a lost Days of Thunder NES game recovered from 21 floppy disks It’s always cool to see things recovered that were thought to be lost.

Star Wars but Cardi B does all the sound effects