Fictional Hacker Group Recruits MR ROBOT Superfans for Real-Life Exploit
A new Instagram account has popped up that looks strikingly like MR ROBOT’s fictional hacker group “fsociety” (loosely based on the infamous Anonymous).
Instead of the expected remixed fan art, the account has a handful of posts highlighting stacks of cash and the show’s iconic mask:
Also, note the account’s leetspeak username, @hell0fr13nd (a riff off of the first episode’s title).
In more photos shared with the same hashtags (#weareall1sand0s / #anewsocietyrises) it appears the group is also hacking MR ROBOT ads in Vancouver and Toronto. Whoa. Meta.
And it looks like local superfans have been tapped to help with the real-life hack:
Redistribute wealth? We’re intrigued. Hopefully more will be revealed by searching #weareall1sand0s / #anewsocietyrises on Instagram.
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