A young boy is arrested by the US Secret Service for writing a computer virus and is banned from using a computer until his 18th birthday. Years later, he and his new-found friends discover a plot to unleash a dangerous computer virus, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus. Written by
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Did You Know?
The character name "Emmanuel Goldstein" is taken from George Orwell
's novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four". It is also used as a pseudonym by Emmanuel Goldstein
(aka Eric Corley), who publishes the magazine "2600, The Hacker Quarterly". Corley was an uncredited consultant for this film. See more
When Kate is describing the specs of her machine she says, "It's a P6 chip. Triple the speed of the Pentium". Dade then says, "Yeah. It's not just the chip, it has a PCI bus". Kate says, "Indeed. RISC architecture is gonna change everything". The P6 chip is a CISC design, not a RISC. Also, the Pentium has a PCI bus so there wouldn't be any reason to mention it. See more
Remember, hacking is more than just a crime. It's a survival trait.
Referenced in Hell House
Written by Rob Birch
(as Robert Birch), Nicholas Hallam, Harry Wayne Casey
(as Harry W. Casey) and Richard Finch
Performed by The Stereo MCs
(as Stereo MC's)
Additional Vocals by Cath Coffey, Andrea Groves, Verona Davies and Jennifer Ismail
Courtesy of Island Records Limited
Contains a sample of "Let Me (Let Me Be Your Lover)"
Performed by Jimmy 'Bo' Horne
(as Jimmy "Bo" Horne)
Courtesy of Rhino Records Inc. See more