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Hackerman

In Kung Fury, Hackerman (Leopold Nilsson) is a computer whiz who sends Kung Fury back in time to kill Hitler. He may be a genius but he’s not perfect, as a glitch in the system sends Kung Fury to the Viking age instead.

Alex Weiss

In Tomb Raider, Alex Weiss is a young hacker and electronics geek who is extremely smart albeit lazy. He uses his gifts to make a living through dodgy enterprises. Alex is shown to have a crush on Lara Croft, who in turn considers him to be strange but sweet.

Elliot Alderson

In Mr. Robot, Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek) is cybersecurity engineer by day and a vigilante hacker by night. He lives a low-key life, as evidenced by his low-key attire. His life changes though when he’s recruited by Mr. Robot to help fsociety plan a cyber attack against Evil Corp. As Elliot’s anxiety and paranoia grows, the more he hides underneath his hoodie. To complete his dark ensemble, go a few nights without sleep to get the dark under eye bags.

Mr. Robot

Mr. Robot (Christian Slater) is an anarchist whose goal is to eliminate all debt by taking down companies like Evil Corp. He recruits Elliot to join fsociety, a group of like-minded hackers. Not much is known about Mr. Robot but what we do know is that he has a penchant for scarves, sometimes even wearing two of them at a time.

Skye from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Skye (Chloe Bennet) is a young and eager hacker turned agent who’s always ready to kick some bad guy butt. An orphan, Skye recently met her father who’s been on a revenge seeking quest to avenge his murdered wife. She recently enabled her superhuman abilities via an ancient alien artifact, and will soon come to be known as Quake.

Alyx Vance

In Half-Life 2, Alyx Vance is a brilliant hacker and mechanic who is a close friend of Gordon Freeman. She helps Gordon by providing weapons and fighting alongside him. She owns a robot named “Dog”, which she built herself.

Neo

In The Matrix, Neo (Keanu Reeves) is a computer programmer by day and a hacker by night. After he encounters another hacker named Trinity, he soon goes down the rabbit hole, with Agent Smith in hot pursuit.

Aiden Pearce

In the video game Watch Dogs, Aiden Pearce hacks computer systems in order to bring justice to those responsible for his niece’s death. Don’t let the baseball cap fool you — Aiden is a gray hat hacker all the way.

Claudia Donovan

Claudia Donovan (Allison Scagliotti) is smart as a whip, sassy, and the youngest member of the Warehouse 13 team. If she’s not searching for artifacts or chasing down bad guys, then this punk rock chick enjoys rocking out on her guitar and hacking into various computer fortresses.