Imet Kevin Mitnick for the first time in , during the filming of a Discovery Channel Kevin put me in touch with the agent who books his speeches. She. Kevin Mitnick was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history. I know that many people love Ghost in the Wires, but this book really bothers me. Jim Nitterauer reviews master social engineer Kevin Mitnick’s book, Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted.

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Then he breaks down and Well, I try to think of myself as a smart guy.

Even when he crossed the line and his crimes delved into federal territory, he kept at it. Better than the first, but not up to the latter. Further controversy came over the release of the movie Takedown titled Track Down in certain locationsbased on the book by John Markoff and Tsutomu Shimomura, with Littman alleging that portions of the film were taken from his book without permission.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Mitnick was born in Van NuysCaliforniainto a Jewish family. But I do feel a lot better, knowing that I finally had the chance to read this wonderful book! 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. Mar 25, NobodySpecial rated it it was amazing Shelves: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This book was all over the place that I don’t even know where to begin to start how to describe this book.

Mitnick and other hackers show how it’s done”.

Book Review: Ghost in The Wires – Kevin Mitnick

This novel is perfect for anyone interested in the psychology of a con, hacker, or even a social engineer, and can even be a great read for anyone interested in technology during the late 80s to 90s. Besides that, it was also very interesting to read how he felt while beeing on the run, trying to be one step ahead of the FBI every time they got closer to booo.


If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Not once does he say anything about how it’s HIS fault that his grandmother and mother are under stress, not once does he acknowledge that if he stopped hacking then he wouldn’t have to worry about being arrested and imprisoned, not once does he own up to the immorality of his actions or accept that actions have consequences.

I never did anything with the information I hacked, it was all solely for “fun. 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. Archived from the original on July 13, A big shout-out, props, and whatever else the cool kids are saying nowadays when they want to show respect to William L.

He’s able to eavesdrop on investigators that are eavesdropping on him. I just wanted to smack the guy.

I can only theorize that he’s incredibly charismatic. Retrieved 18 December I had a hard time seeing him as a protagonist. Start reading Ghost in the Wires on your Kindle in under a minute.

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

Receptiveness, Mitnick is trying to recall things that happened twenty years ago and it seems he used a very similar Modus Operandi on each hacking job. If I can recommend it to anyone, I’d recommend it to people who are interested in a non-fiction example of the “unreliable narrator”. I can’t put it down. The DVD was released in September I ended up really enjoying the hunt for his capture and how he was moving and trying to stay ahead.


At the time, Mitnick promoted his book The Art of Deception and discussion in general terms how he wasn’t necessarily a hacker so much as a social engineer. His autobiography Ghost in the Wires is every bit as fascinating as I’d hoped it would be when I first heard from Mitnick all those years ago.

As computers and phones become more advanced, so too does Mitnick. He was sentenced to 12 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

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

Kevin David Mitnick born August 6, is an American computer security consultant, author, and hackerbest known for his high-profile arrest and later five years in prison for various computer and communications-related crimes.

I had absolutely no idea when any of this was happening at any point.

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