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"Intriguing, insightful and extremely educational into the mind of one who truly mastered the art of social engineering with the use of a computer and modern day technologies. I strongly believe that one can learn a great deal about protecting themselves once they understand how another one perpetrates the crime."―Frank W. Abagnale, author of Catch Me if You Can
Kevin Mitnick, the world's most famous (former) computer hacker, has been the subject of countless news and magazine articles, the idol of thousands of would-be hackers, and a one-time "most wanted" criminal of cyberspace, on the run from the bewildered Feds. Now a security consultant, he has spoken to audiences at conventions around the world, been on dozens of major national TV and radio shows, and even testified in front of Congress. He is the author of The Art of Deception and The Art of Intrusion.
Co-author William Simon is a bestselling co-author of numerous books, including iCon (the biography of Steve Jobs) and Kevin Mitnick's previous two books. He has also written for USA Today and The Washington Post and been interviewed on CNBC, CNN, NPR and by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Time, Newsweek, and many other publications.
An amazing tell all about a hacker who was hounded by ignorance. Great pace and exciting story... Nicely and intelligently crafted.Published 6 months ago by Wayne Lucey
As a student in informations security, this book is amazing. It brings a whole new stage and wisdom to hacking and the arts around it. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Luke Hernandez
I confess I am one of the three people on earth who hasn't heard of Kevin Mitnick before I read this book. Read morePublished on Dec 24 2012 by Christina Craft
This is a really entertaining piece of IT history that kept me turning pages like a thriller. It doesn't gloss over the events or paint Miknick as a hero. Read morePublished on Dec 15 2011 by Aaron