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Book Title: The Art of Intrusion: The Real Stories Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders & Deceivers|
The author of the book: Kevin D. Mitnick
ISBN 13: 9780764569593
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 2.92 MB
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Date of issue: March 4th 2005
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Hacker extraordinaire Kevin Mitnick delivers the explosiveencore to his bestselling The Art of Deception
Kevin Mitnick, the world's most celebrated hacker, now devotes hislife to helping businesses and governments combat data thieves, cybervandals, and other malicious computer intruders. In hisbestselling The Art of Deception, Mitnick presented fictionalizedcase studies that illustrated how savvy computer crackers use"social engineering" to compromise even the most technically securecomputer systems. Now, in his new book, Mitnick goes one stepfurther, offering hair-raising stories of real-life computerbreak-ins-and showing how the victims could have prevented them.Mitnick's reputation within the hacker community gave him uniquecredibility with the perpetrators of these crimes, who freelyshared their stories with him-and whose exploits Mitnick nowreveals in detail for the first time, including:
A group of friends who won nearly a million dollars in LasVegas by reverse-engineering slot machines
Two teenagers who were persuaded by terrorists to hack into theLockheed Martin computer systems
Two convicts who joined forces to become hackers inside a Texasprison
A "Robin Hood" hacker who penetrated the computer systems ofmany prominent companies-andthen told them how he gainedaccess
With riveting "you are there" descriptions of real computerbreak-ins, indispensable tips on countermeasures securityprofessionals need to implement now, and Mitnick's own acerbiccommentary on the crimes he describes, this book is sure to reach awide audience-and attract the attention of both law enforcementagencies and the media.
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Read information about the authorKevin 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.