The Myth and Reality of Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick became notorious for his use of social engineering – the act of manipulating people into divulging information, rather than breaking in or using technical cracking techniques used to commit identity theft, steal credit card information and so on. To clarify the myth and the reality surrounding Kevin Mitnick, our friends at Credit Score sent us the following timeline of both alleged and confirmed criminal acts.

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James Jenkins
July 29th, 2010 at 6:11 pm

I was obsesses with reading about hackers when I was younger. Keving Mitnich was one of my favorites to read about. Thanks for posting this very interesting info graphic.

 

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