• Title : Ghost in the Wires

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  • ISBN: 0316037702

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 393 pages


Ghost in the Wires Description

Kevin Mitnick was the most elusive computer break in artist in history He accessed computers and networks at the world s biggest companies, and however fast the authorities were, Mitnick was faster, sprinting through phone switches, computer systems, and cellular networks He spent years skipping through cyberspace, always three steps ahead and labeled unstoppable For Mitnick, hacking wasn t just about technological feats it was an old fashioned confidence game that required guile and deception to trick the unwitting out of valuable information.Driven by a powerful urge to accomplish the impossible, Mitnick bypassed security systems and blazed into major organizations including Motorola, Sun Microsystems, and Pacific Bell As the FBI s net began to tighten, Mitnick went on the run, engaging in an increasingly sophisticated cat and mouse game that led through false identities, a host of cities, plenty of close shaves, and an ultimate showdown with the Feds, who would stop at nothing to bring him down Ghost in the Wires is a thrilling true story of intrigue, suspense, and unbelievable escape, and a portrait of a visionary whose creativity, skills, and persistence forced the authorities to rethink the way they pursued him, inspiring ripples that brought permanent changes in the way people and companies protect their most sensitive information..



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thumbnail Title: Ghost in the Wires
Author:Kevin D. Mitnick
ISBN :0316037702
ranting: 2.5
Reviewer: 26 Reviews
Description: Kevin Mitnick was the most elusive computer break in artist in history He accessed computers and networks at the world s biggest companies, and however fast the authorities were, Mitnick was faster, s

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