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    Monday Mar 2 | This Is Somerset

    Britain's spy agency is calling on 'WarGames'-style student hackers to help protect our borders from terrorists and organised crime - with a SUMMER SCHOOL. Officials at GCHQ are searching for youngsters to take on a ten-week course at their ultra-secretive headquarters, in a bid to battle against the next generation of cyber criminals.

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  2. Student Teams From Earle, Red Bank Regional Headed To National Cyber Security CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Patch.com

    Going all the way back to Matthew Broderick breaking into a national defense computer to play a game of "Global Thermonuclear War" in the 1983 movie "WarGames," to the current MTV show "Eye Candy" starring Victoria Justice as a hacker teaming up with police to find her missing sister, teens are inevitably on the wrong side of computer security. There's a group of students representing Naval Weapons Station Earle who, along with others across the country, are turning that perception around.

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  3. 2 Student Teams From Little Silver's Markham Place School Headed To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Patch.com

    Going all the way back to Matthew Broderick breaking into a national defense computer to play a game of "Global Thermonuclear War" in the 1983 movie "WarGames," to the current MTV show "Eye Candy" starring Victoria Justice as a hacker teaming up with police to find her missing sister, teens are inevitably on the wrong side of computer security. There's a group of students representing Naval Weapons Station Earle who, along with others across the country, are turning that perception around.

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  4. Short doc "The 414s" hacks its way into Sundance, CNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | OnMilwaukee

    A military supercomputer asks Matthew Broderick that infamous question in "WarGames," the old hit techno-thriller back from 1983. For a bunch of Milwaukee-based teenage hackers seeing themselves and their passion reflected on the big screen the answer to that ominous inquiry would be yes, setting off a hacking story with a Hollywood twist long before Sony was more interested in movies more than Walkman sales and Seth Rogen and James Franco would became subjects of presidential discourse.

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  5. From 'Matrix' to 'Sneakers,' the 5 Best Hacker FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    Along with Disney's Tron , which was released the year before, John Badham 's WarGames heralded the arrival of a new genre: the hacker-gamer action flick. Grounded in Cold War jitters and the rise of the video arcade, this coming-of-age thriller became a box office smash that helped launch 20-year-old Matthew Broderick into the spotlight.

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  6. Girls are better at creating computer games than their male friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... first and easiest trigger to learn. Films that portray computer programmers as geeky boys, like in the 1983 movie Wargames starring Matthew Broaderick and Ally Sheedy, are blamed for turning many girls off studying computer science at university In ...

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  7. James Griffin: Potentially great Hasbro-Dreamworks filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the shackles of toy slavery. Risk would star Matthew Broderick and would be a sort-of-sequel to his 1983 film WarGames , crossed with the 1995 Robin Williams film, Jumanji . A now-middle-aged Matthew, with his lovely wife (a career resurrection for ...

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  8. BWW Interview: Tony-Nominee John Ellison Conlee Chats All Things...Read the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... be able to play this part having been such a fan. That's gotta be special. Absolutely, growing up TOOTSIE, 9 TO 5 WARGAMES, CLOAK & DAGGAR, those were all some of my favorite movies. I even loved his TV series, BUFFALO BILL; I just always loved that ...

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  9. Can Windows 10 Sway Users from Android?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Pirillo.com

    ... was an excellent alternative to the command line interface of DOS. You didn't have to be Matthew Broderick in WarGames to enjoy the benefits of home computing, anymore. The layperson could point and click his or her way to the kind of convenience we ...

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  10. Perplexing Parts of Classic Family Films to Modern KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... references in this movie. The classic film now requires beaucoup explanation about both 1950s and 1980s culture. In WarGames, young David (Matthew Broderick) hacks into a secret government super-computer, thinking he is just playing a game. ...

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  11. Why you don't need long, complex passwordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | InfoWorld

    ... today. Nearly every other method is noise. The days of human attackers pretending to be Matthew Broderick in "WarGames" are long gone. Which defenses are most successful against credential theft? Well, using overly long and complex passwords is not ...

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  12. Stephen Lee, 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 58 in his LA home of sudden heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... actor in more than 200 television shows and 39 movies. Some of his movie appearances include "La Bamba," "Dolls," "WarGames," "RoboCop 2," "The Negotiator," and many more. Stephen Lee, the "Seinfeld" actor who died at such a young age and has left ...

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  13. R.I.P. Character Actor Stephen LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Deadline

    ... on episodes of such hits series as Grey's Anatomy, CSI, The West Wing, and Bones . Lee's first feature gig was WarGames (1983), and he went on to play ill-fated "Chantilly Lace" singer the Big Bopper in the Ritchie Valens biopic La Bamba . Later ...

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  14. Character Actor Stephen Lee Dies at 58Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... biopic La Bamba , he played the Big Bopper . A native of New Jersey, Lee also had small roles in such films as WarGames (1983), RoboCop 2 (1990), The Negotiator (1998) and Burlesque (2010). Lee received his first onscreen credit for a 1981 episode ...

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  15. Police Called on Game Developer for Nuclear War MapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | ActionTrip

    I don't want to know how many of you are too young to remember a cult classic of the 80s called WarGames , which featured a game called Global Thermal Nuclear War.

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  16. Comics and Cosplay: Two 90s 'Trends' Pop Culture Insisted Were GeekyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | The Escapist

    ... old style. Where a decade earlier, the closest a movie would come to an attractive nerd was Matthew Broderick in Wargames , now you had Keanu Reeves. But just like when old advertising guys in the 80s tried to use the rap music to sell cereal, ...

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