Zero Days

Film Review: Alex Gibney’s Zero Days (USA, 2016) is a terrifying and slick documentary

October 17, 2016

Imagine a scenario where a computer virus has the ability to affect a country’s power supply. It sounds like the plot of a thrilling, science fiction film. It is frightening to think that this could be the future of cyberwarfare, especially when one considers this in light of the Stuxnet event. Zero Days is a terrifying documentary about this very attack.... Continue Reading

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Zero Days (USA, 2016)

June 14, 2016

Over the course of the last century, warfare has been conducted on land, in the sea or in the air. But with thanks to our ever evolving technology there no longer needs to be a physical presence for war. It can now all be done electronically, digitally, silently and invisibly and cause irreparable damage. When a malicious computer virus known as “Stuxnet” is found it sets those in the anti-virus realm into a frenzy in an attempt to discover not only its origins but how to potentially defeat it. What those in the anti-virus industry weren’t aware of, was not only how dangerous this virus was but the fact that its purpose was far more sinister than they could imagine.... Continue Reading

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