Hackers: Identity Theft

Cyberspace is more insecure than ever as hackers exploit human error and technical vulnerability to hold it to ransom for their personal data. Companies, public bodies, schools and individuals have all become victims of  cyber attacks. In this revealing documentary, victims tell how internet criminals have destroyed their lives.

According to U.S. experts, hackers steal an estimated six trillion dollars every year. And the figures are increasing In 2022, cyberattacks increased by 26% in Europe and 38% worldwide. But while most report focus on the financial damage caused by hackers, the human cost can be devastating. In America, a baby died after hackers jammed a piece of equipment in the hospital. Other victims have committed suicide or left their families out of shame.


  • Year: 2023
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Tipimages Productions
  • Director: Sabine Pirolt & Matteo Born
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: Switzerland

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