Cyber Hell is the recently released thriller movie that has made the whole world re-think their privacy on social media. The Internet is a place that allows a man to become intelligent as well as a criminal. It clearly depends on how we use it. We can say It is a safe place, but not that safe either. We can always see news regarding cybercrime either on news channels or in newspapers. No matter how many steps the government takes to safeguard people from cybercrime, it’s still the cases are never-ending. The new Netflix series Cyber Hell is one such series that throws light on an Internet horror that happens in South Korea.
As the title goes, Cyber Hell: Exposing an Internet Horror. The movie is about the cyber crimes that happen on the Internet. The movie is a true story that happened in Korea in 2020. It shows how the entire country united to fight against a criminal. Read on to know more updates about the film Cyber Hell.
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Cyber Hell Release Date Updates
Cyber Hell is a Korean crime documentary released on May 18, 2022, on Netflix. It is written and directed by Jin-sung Choi. The crime documentary has a running time of around 1 hour 45 minutes and stars Chang-Eun-jo, Moon Hyung-Wook, and Cho Ju-bin in the lead roles. The film is based on a case that happened in the year 2020. The movie shows the summary of the 2020 case, focusing more on the investigation procedures that took place to find the criminals who were involved in online sex crimes against women.
The movie cautioned the audience to stay extra careful while using social media platforms. The movie got 6.5/10 ratings and positive reviews from critics. Since the film is based on a real event that happened in Korea, the dialogue is quite short. Though they have shown us what really happened in the case, they have done their best to avoid the focus on the victims. Instead, they focused more on what the criminals did and how they were caught.
Cyber Hell Cast And Characters
The main characters are:
- Chang Eun-jo
- Moon Hung-wook
- Cho Ju-bin
- Kim Wan
- Oh Yeon-Seo
Cyber Hell Plot Summary
The film centers on the two female college students, journalists, and cybercrime police officers who chased and caught the ‘Nth room’. ‘Nth Room’ is an online network where they share sexually exploited content. The scenes were taken from interviews, animations, archives, animations, and news showing how women were trapped and forced to send exploit materials to telegram chatrooms. The leader of each chatroom charged a high price in cryptocurrency to give access to each sexually exploited video.
The horror story started on the Internet in a private space called Nth room. A mysterious criminal named ‘Baksa’ used this ‘Nth room’, a private telegram chatroom, to blackmail young women, mostly college women and underage girls, to send their sexually explicit contents. Later, he sells this content to ten thousand anonymous users in exchange for cryptocurrencies. Kim Wan, a journalist, got an anonymous mail from a stranger who had information regarding Baksa’s cruel business. This marked the beginning of the investigation. Kim along with his team decided to trap Baska and put an end to his illegal activities and close the Nth room forever.
On the other side, young college student and cyber crime cops started their separate investigations to hunt Baksa. In short, the entire country decided to trap the criminal in darkness without revealing much to the public. The best part of this entire documentary is when the victims courageously stood up and informed the truth that happened to them. How women were blackmailed into sending their videos to those criminals in the Nth room. If the women forbid to do so, the Baksa blackmailed them saying they would send their sex videos to their families and friends, which forced them to obey those criminals.
Throughout the series, we can witness how the journalists, students, and cybercrime officers struggle to find the criminals of Nth room but at the same time without harming the victims as well. Though it took time, the officers were able to catch the criminal Baksa and punish him for his crimes. The documentary Cyber Hell is a warning for everyone who shares their personal life on social media. Yeah, it is fun sharing your personal stuff, but not everyone thinks good for you. There are people wearing gentleman masks out there, waiting to destroy others’ peaceful life. It’s always better to keep your personal life private.
Where To Watch Cyber Hell?
The crime documentary Cyber Hell is available to be watched on Netflix. No other official platforms stream this series.
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