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Unlocking Ma Bell: How phone phreaks came to be

In "Exploding the Phone," Phil Lapsley writes an entertaining and educational history of the people who hacked the original phone networks. Lapsley talked to CNET about his book.

By Feb. 12, 2013


Security reporter hit by 'swatting' attack

A well-respected computer security reporter says he was the target of a con that sent an armed SWAT team to his front door.

By Mar. 15, 2013


Screens test, Part 2: Galaxy Note 2 vs. Apple iPhone 5

CNET tests the screens of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Apple iPhone 5, and after adjustment the Note 2 almost evens the race.

By Oct. 26, 2012


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