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Executive needs the system up for an big client meeting. Big Data Analytics New Hadoop survey makes big data predictions for I grew up as a t A few days ago I started reading this book, after reading some comments and reviews about it some time ago.

I will leave whatever social sickness the brilliant Kevin Mitnick has to the mental yhost professionals, but suffice ghosg to say that his writing in Ghost in the Wires is a terrific nonfiction example of an “unreliable narrator. At times it even seems as if Kevin is dealing with an addiction, unable to stop his love for hacking, co Ghost In The Wires follow the adventures of Kevin Mitnick, a man who is considered to be one of the most famous computer criminals of all time.

It really is scary the kinds of things he can do. What kind of threats are big right now? I gost it would appeal to people like software engineers and other hackers The autobiography of Kevin Mitnick, the world’s most wanted hacker.

Book Review: Ghost in The Wires – Kevin Mitnick

You can never remove all risk. I’ve heard that a lot of hackers, including you, have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. It should be understood that at no time were his criminal activities used to harm others, compromise national security, or bring him personal profit.

But, I rated this book highly, not because mirnick all true, or because I sympathize with Kevin, or even because it’s well written not particularlybut because it’s fascinating.


I just wanted to smack the guy. I remember when I worked in technical support, for example, and ran into some fraud cases. Oh, they’re critical– after all, without these phone numbers, KM wouldn’t be able to tell you multiple times that this is the exact number he dialed twenty years ago! Was about to give the book 3 stars, which according to Goodreads means “I liked it”, but understood that it would have been grossly unfair to judge this type of a book on the same merits I judge fiction books on.

Google takes steps to protect Chromebooks from some types of physical access attacks. He manages to wirse the source code for numerous operating systems over the years, but often time doesn’t bother to spend any time looking at the code, he simply obtains it like a trophy.

I didn’t expect him to denounce hacking and try to warn you off doing it, but I also did not expect him to try and get sympathy for his plight.

The cost must have been overwhelming. You may unsubscribe from these newsletters at any time. The whole story is almost too surreal to believe, which of course makes for great reading!

Mitnick went on to say that part of his sentence was a gag order that prevented his specifically discussing his crimes and life as a hacker for the Year ago before Tech TV morphed into G4 and we were treated to endless repeats of Cops and CheatersI happened to tune in mitnicck afternoon to see an interview with notorious hacker Kevin Mitnick.

You’d think that someone who hacks into a major company would actually steal something, even if to expose it to the krvin.

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The Art of Deception. This book was all over the place that I don’t even know where to begin to start how to describe this book. Unfortunately, the story that sounded great verbally was less great tranlated into book form.

KM speaks kindly of people only when they are useful to wies everyone else earns his disdain. He is also well-versed in ethical hacking and penetration testing techniques and has been involved in technology for more than 20 years. We get it, the human element is the weakest in every computer system. I want him to have his vengeance through the success of his business, his books and his life. The best part of the book kevij Mitnick explaining exactly how wwires managed to hack into apparently secure systems.


I might believe that Draper has it. I want people to know the true story. The true obsessive will try to justify and try to paint their activities in a positive light later in order to self-justify their sociopathic behavior. Sep 14, Michael rated it it was amazing. Ransomware suspected in cyberattack that crippled major US newspapers. To them, he was a name and a face on a Wanted poster and they ghozt him under arrest.

Don’t worry – in this chapter of mixed metaphors, he also compares himself to a wizard. Techies will appreciate the relative simplicity of the incredible hacks that Mitnick managed to pull off, while non-techies will gape thf astonishment at the achievements and audacity that these hacks involved—and are also given quick, but understandable explanations of technical jargon whenever necessary which is actually not often, as this isn’t a technical manual.

Many other reviewers have described this book better than I can. View all 10 comments.

A big shout-out, props, and whatever else the cool kids are saying nowadays miynick they want to show respect to William L. The overarching story was the whole FBI tracking him and trying to arrest him. That said, a lot of the book is him re-hashing variations on a theme Mitnick also faces a revolving door of betrayal. John Doe a Sr.

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