kevin mitnick

  • More Bars, Less Security, in More Places: AT&T can't keep out script kiddies UPDATE

    Kevin’s new phone There’s a guy named Kevin Mitnick who, once upon a time, was public enemy number one when it came to computer crime. Mitnick has turned over a new leaf and is now a computer crime consultant and, apparently, his disloyalty to the script-kiddie credo has made him a target for hackers. Read More

  • Kevin Mitnick on the Palin e-mail hacker: Punishment should fit the crime Yes, that evil “hacker” who broke into Sarah Palin’s e-mail account was indicted yesterday. Politics aside, it was a pretty dumb thing to do, especially posting the e-mails online after the fact. To that end, here’s renowned computer security consultant (and former HACKEROMG) Kevin Mitnick giving his opinion on the whole matter on… Read More

  • Kevin Mitnick explains his travel ordeal on Off the Hook radio show

    Future NFL Hall of Famer Kevin Mitnick was on WBAI’s Off the Hook radio show last night, and he explained his travel horror when going from Bogotá to Atlanta. An MP3 version of the show was just posted to 2600’s Web site, which you can find here. Mr. Mitnick explains (in excruciating detail) what happened to him while he was detained. Pretty interesting, especially if… Read More

  • Kevin Mitnick now has a book deal: Expect 1337 hack stories

    Before reading this, I suggest you watch the documentary Freedom Downtime, made by the folks at 2600. Go ahead, the whole thing is on Google Video. Kevin Mitnick has signed a book deal with Little, Brown and Company, giving him the opportunity to refute the outrageous claims made against him—really, he could start a nuclear war by whistling into a telephone?—while making a few… Read More