I think Sykfall was the best Bond movie ever. The recent reporting by Daily Beast asserting that Representative Robert Fisher remains involved with the infamous Red Pill forum reminds me of a scene from Skyfall in which the villain, Silva, hacks into mi6’s computers.
Anticipating that mi6 would attempt to access his personal computer, Silva, programmed his PC to hack mi6 and arranged his capture by Bond. At 1:16 of the video below, after Q realizes mi6 has been hacked but can’t figure out how, a message appears on Silva’s computer “NOT SUCH A CLEVER BOY.” What’s left out of this video is Q at the outset bragging about how easy it will be for him to get past Silva’s defenses:
Now, looking at Silva’s computer, it seems to me he’s done a number of slightly unusual things. He’s established failsafe protocols to wipe the memory if there’s any attempt to access certain files. Only six people in the world could program safeguards like that.
Of course there are. Can you get past them?
I invented them.
Let’s see what you’ve got for us, Mr. Silva. We’re in.
Of course, that’s exactly what Silva was counting on:
Now, back to Mr. Fisher. Continue reading