Newswire: SyFy is making a reality show about hackers

The Sony hacking scandal may have been a massive, embarrassing mess with wide-reaching financial and even diplomatic implications, but it had “heat,” as we say when we pretend to be members of the “biz.” And the story continues to unfold, with President Obama issuing sanctions against North Korea for its role in the Sony hack as some people question whether this story is really as it appears. Money can’t buy this kind of publicity (OR CAN IT?!), and in what is either a lucky coincidence or some quick work on a producer’s part, SyFy Network announced today that it is developing a reality show about hackers.

Few details are available about the as-yet-untitled show, except that it will take viewers “deep inside the shadowy and dangerous world of high-tech hackers” by interviewing convicted cyber-criminals and the law enforcement officials who caught them. It will also take viewers inside …

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