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Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker

Google takes steps to protect Chromebooks from some types of physical access attacks. It seems that full frontal attacks are down.

Little, Brown and Company; August 15, Amazon. That’s probably part of why he’s so successful at Social Engineering. Mitnick had this whole ingenious system for tricking people, oh sorry ‘socially engineering’.

Like wirees reviewers here, I had heard the stories during the ghosr, but did not remotely understand the extent of the social engineering Kevin performed. While I found his selfishness detestable, I did appreciate his skills and his ability to thumb his nose at authority.

Thus, I am very impressed by this story. The employees can also hear you and the reactions of the customers. This book was all over the place that I don’t even know where to begin to start how to describe this book. It’s one of the few non-fiction subjects I’m interested in enough to read on my own away from school assigned reading. I was intrigued enough to pick up The Art of Deception and quickly read through it.


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Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker by Kevin D. Mitnick

Real hacking is independent of platform and technology; it’s often te of a case of appealing to the weakest element in the system: For most people, computers are magic. I might believe that Draper has it. You Kevin Mitnick is a legendary wiers in Internet culture for both his odyssey of justice and rightly revered social engineering skills.

I can’t help but respect him for that. Of course, I was across the street watching it all.

Best friends and confidantes turn coat and rat him out to get lighter punishments; people he thought he could rely on turn against him. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. The Art of Deception. Oct 25, Stephany Wilkes rated it really liked it. Never took any money for stolen source code? Oct 16, Day rated it did not like it Shelves: Rather, Mitnick accomplishes some of his most daring hacks through social engineering.

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It’s kkevin bit annoying that his sociopathy is being rewarded with book revenue, but this is a story that needed to be told, as a cautionary tale, if nothing else. Definitely avoid reading it. 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.


It spends comparably much less detailing the actual computer and phreaking hacking that he did. He’s able to eavesdrop on investigators that are eavesdropping on him.

ib He’s an addict through and through. What you do is protect yourself as much as possible and mitigate risk to an acceptable degree. I was forced to read this by my Hubby.

His repeated surprise that anyone would be interested in what he was doing, much less want to arrest and prosecute him is amusing. Mitnick’s ego and lingering resentments sometimes get mltnick the way and the mitnnick also gets dry and repetitive at points. It would start by finding out tons of info on whatever company he was going to hack. He even blames others who actually create the computer systems he feels compelled to compromise. It might get tedious or frustrating to those without any background.

Despite being double-crossed by nearly all his friends, losing his wife and breaking his Mother’s heart iin and over again, he still could not stop. On top of which he spends most Let’s start with the good: I find it interesting that Mr.

Book Review: Ghost in The Wires – Kevin Mitnick

I recall really enjoying this. I would probably recommend this book to every IT person I know at work, but I’m not sure about anyone else. There is just never a dull moment in the book.