Breaking into other people’s computers seems quite popular these days.Effective, too. It can even influence elections, so I’m told.Enter the 7th Cavalry known as HP. The company on Tuesday released a series of ads in which it shows how deceptively easy it is to creep into someone’s digital everything through their computer, or even their company printer.Starring Christian Slater — he who stars in hacking TV series “Mr. Robot” — this four-part HP affair shows him playing the Wolf.This character is a hacker who literally ululates when he’s happy.In various scenarios he shows how simple it is to dupe employees into clicking on an email — or how odd it is that companies have firewalls, but still leave so much of their equipment unsecured.
HP hires Christian Slater to hack companies for fun