Arguably the world's most famous hacker, Kevin Mitnick says even he's on attackers' hit lists. That's why he decided to make his next book a guide to practical safety for everyone on the Internet.
While escape tool is mostly for laughs, it could come in handy if he is ever kidnapped in South America or Mexico, he says.
Did the famed computer hacker really just send the MegaUpload founder a Tom Petty song for inspiration?
Famed hacker shows how easy it is for anyone, not just British tabloid journalists, to access a stranger's mobile phone voice mail.
Convicted -- and rehabilitated -- hacker Kevin Mitnick joins us today to discuss the latest Internet security breaches at Sony, LastPass, Apple, and elsewhere. Can we ever be safe online? Don't miss this show.
Famed hacker must be wary even about playing social-engineering games at security conferences. What's a onetime "bad guy" to do?
Convicted and rehabilitated, hacker Kevin Mitnick joins us today to discuss the latest Internet security breaches at Sony, LastPass, and elsewhere. Can we ever be safe online? Don't miss this show.
Kevin Mitnick's mobile account gets breached. AT&T allegedly says it's not at fault and plans to drop his contract and not compensate for damages. Now he may sue.
This post was updated to correct the spelling of MicroTAC Ultra Light and SecurID, and clarify that Mitnick was at home when his apartment was raided.
The world's most famous hacker talks about how his teenage quest to hack his cell phone led him to break into corporate networks, spend three years as a fugitive, and ultimately landed him in jail.