The World's "Most Wanted" Hacker

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Kevin Mitnick, famous former hacker turned security consultant and author of Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker, discusses the vulnerabilities of information security and what it was like being a former hacker.


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Comments [3]

Lauren from Bed-Stuy

OTM discussed how easy it is to hack into someone's voicemail just last week!

Aug. 18 2011 11:55 AM
John A.

The rise of "Anonymous" has to be addressed; are they rising to the level of domestic terrorists? The frequency of news reports on their actions is only increasing.

This in part answers yesterday's question - where are the US social media mobs? - they're hiding in their basements hacking Police websites, and on and on.

Aug. 18 2011 11:51 AM
Bob Cat

Kevin was never on the FBI most wanted list, why is he claiming to have been?

Aug. 18 2011 11:47 AM

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