Must Watch Top 17 TV Hacking Shows

  1. Black Mirror

An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech multiverse where humanity’s greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.


Genre – Drama/Science Fiction

Year – 2011

IMDB Rating – 8.9/10

Creator:Charlie Brooker

Stars:Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, Michaela Coel

  1. CSI: Cyber

Special agent Avery Ryan works to solve crimes as a CyberPsychologist for the FBI.CSI_cyber_decryptinfo

Genre – Drama/Crime/Mystery

Year – 2015

IMDB Rating – 5.4/10

Creators: Ann Donahue, Carol Mendelsohn, Anthony E. Zuiker

Stars: Patricia Arquette, James Van Der Beek, Shad Moss

  1. Dark Net

Explores the furthest reaches of the internet and the people who frequently use it, providing a revealing and cautionary look inside a vast cyber netherworld.


Genre – Documentary/Series

Year – 2016

IMDB Rating – 7.3/10

Creator: Mati Kochavi

Stars: Lauren Terp, Kristie, Drew

  1. Devs

A computer engineer investigates the secretive development division in her company, which she believes is behind the disappearance of her boyfriend.


Genre – Drama/Mystery/Sci-Fi

Year – 2020

IMDB Rating – 7.9/10

Creator: Alex Garland

Stars: Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Jin Ha

  1. Halt and Catch Fire

Follows some players in the 80s technological revolution that lead to information society.halt_and_catch_fire_decryptinfo

Genre- Drama

Year – 2014

IMDB Rating – 8.3/10

Creators: Christopher Cantwell, Christopher C. Rogers

Stars: Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, Mackenzie Davis

  1. Robot

Elliot, a brilliant but highly unstable young cyber-security engineer and vigilante hacker, becomes a key figure in a complex game of global dominance when he and his shadowy allies try to take down the corrupt corporation he works for.mr_robot_decryptinfo

Genre – Thriller/Drama

Year – 2015

IMDB Rating – 8.7/10

Creator: Sam Esmail

Stars: Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Carly Chaikin

  1. Person of Interest

An ex-CIA agent and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes, including the civilians’ roles, are left a mystery.person_of_interest_decryptinfo

Genre – Action/Crime/Drama

Year – 2011

IMDB Rating – 8.5/10

Creator: Jonathan Nolan

Stars: Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman

  1. Scorpion

An eccentric genius forms an international network of super-geniuses to act as the last line of defence against the complicated threats of the modern world.Scorpion_decryptinfo

Genre – Action/Drama

Year – 2014

IMDB Rating -7.2/10

Creator: Nick Santora

Stars: Elyes Gabel, Katharine McPhee, Eddie Kaye Thomas

  1. Serial Experiments Lain

Strange events begin to occur as a withdrawn girl named Lain becomes obsessed with interconnected virtual realm of “The Wired”.Serial_Experiments_Lain_decryptinfo

Genre – Cyberpunk/Animation

Year – 1998

IMDB Rating – 8.2/10

Stars: Kaori Shimizu, Bridget Hoffman, Dan Lorge

  1. Silicon Valley

Follows the struggle of Richard Hendricks, a Silicon Valley engineer trying to build his own company called Pied Piper.Silicon_Valley _decryptinfo

Genre – Comedy

Year – 2014

IMDB Rating – 8.5/10

Creators: John Altschuler, Mike Judge, Dave Krinsky

Stars: Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener

  1. StartUp

A desperate banker, a Haitian-American gang lord and a Cuban-American hacker are forced to work together to unwittingly create their version of the American dream – organized crime 2.0.Startup_decryptinfo

Genre – Thriller/Crime

Year – 2016

IMDB Rating – 8.1/10

Creator: Ben Ketai

Stars: Adam Brody, Edi Gathegi, Otmara Marrero

  1. The Code

Two Canberra based brothers become entangled in a cover up that involves a remote outback community and key members of the Australian Government.the_code_decryptinfo

Genre – Drama

Year – 2014

IMDB Rating – 7.6/10

Creator: Shelley Birse

Stars: Dan Spielman, Ashley Zukerman, Adele Perovic

  1. The IT Crowd

The comedic misadventures of Roy, Moss and their grifting supervisor Jen, a rag-tag team of IT support workers at a large corporation headed by a hotheaded yuppie.the_it_croud_decryptinfo

Genre – Comedy

Year – 2006

IMDB Rating       8.6/10

Stars: Chris O’Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson

  1. Travelers

Hundreds of years from now, surviving humans discover how to send consciousness back through time, into people of the 21st century, while attempting to change the path of humanity.

Genre – Science Fiction

Year – 2016

IMDB Rating – 8.0/10

Creator: Brad Wright

Stars: Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, Nesta Cooper

  1. Valley of the Boom

Docudrama crosscut with real interviews about the 1990s tech boom in the Silicon Valley.valley_of_the_boom_decryptinfo

Genre – Documentary/Drama

Year – 2019

IMDB Rating – 6.5/10

Creator: Matthew Carnahan

Stars: Bradley Whitford, Lamorne Morris, Oliver Cooper

  1. Westworld

Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.westword_decryptinfo

Genre – Drama/Mystery

Year – 20160

IMDB Rating – 8.7/10

Creators: Lisa Joy, Jonathan Nolan

Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris

  1. You Are Wanted

Lukas Franke (Matthias Schweighöfer) is the victim of a cyber-crime attack. All his personal data, web and social media profiles get hacked and he gets accused of being involved in eco-terrorism. Lukas struggles to prove that he is innocent. His family, friends and colleagues doubt his innocence and start suspecting him. Lukas tries to find out who is behind the cyber-attacks and finds another victim, Lena Arandt, with whom he tries to solve the situationyou_are_wanted_decryptinfo

Genre – Thriller/Drama

Year – 2017

IMDB Rating – 6.1/10

Creators: Hanno Hackfort, Bob Konrad, Richard Kropf

Stars: Matthias Schweighöfer, Alexandra Maria Lara, Catrin Striebeck

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