You’ve been soaking in this particular solution so much you may not notice it by now. It’s seemingly everywhere. Movies. TV. Books. By solution, I mean the answer to one of a writer’s greatest problems: how to get to the information you need without boring the reader with too many details about the getting of that information.
So, here’s the thing.
Hacking is not accomplished by giving a computer to the nearest cute young thing and waiting thirty seconds until they say “I’m In.” Even if you’ve established that they are (1) a veritable computer genius, (2) very cute.
It’s just not.
That is all. You’re welcome.