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Kevin Mitnick to Kim DotCom: 'I hope you win'

Did the famed computer hacker really just send the MegaUpload founder a Tom Petty song for inspiration?

By Jun. 26, 2012

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Kevin Mitnick shows how easy it is to hack a phone

Famed hacker shows how easy it is for anyone, not just British tabloid journalists, to access a stranger's mobile phone voice mail.

By Jul. 7, 2011

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For Kevin Mitnick, staying legal is job No. 1

Famed hacker must be wary even about playing social-engineering games at security conferences. What's a onetime "bad guy" to do?

By Aug. 5, 2010

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Ep. 77: The hackers will always win, with Kevin Mitnick

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.

By May. 20, 2011

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Facebook: Will the real Kevin Mitnick please stand up?

Famed hacker Kevin Mitnick is kicked off Facebook for weeks after they refuse to believe he is the real Kevin Mitnick.

By Mar. 16, 2009

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Kevin Mitnick detained, released after Colombia trip

Famed social engineer-cum-hacker tells a cautionary tale about the dangers of traveling into the U.S. with a laptop, and sending packages back home from Bogota.

By Oct. 1, 2008

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Hacker Mitnick may sue AT&T over data breach

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.

By Aug. 20, 2009

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Q&A: Kevin Mitnick, from ham operator to fugitive to consultant

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.

By Jun. 22, 2009

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Q&A: Kevin Mitnick, from ham operator to fugitive to consultant

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.

By Jun. 22, 2009

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Social Engineering 101: Mitnick and other hackers show how it's done

Former jailed hacker Kevin Mitnick gives preview of his tell-all book and TV series in keynote and panel at Last HOPE hacker confab.

By Jul. 20, 2008