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The Resource Ghost in the wires : my adventures as the world's most wanted hacker, Kevin Mitnick with William L. Simon

Ghost in the wires : my adventures as the world's most wanted hacker, Kevin Mitnick with William L. Simon

Label
Ghost in the wires : my adventures as the world's most wanted hacker
Title
Ghost in the wires
Title remainder
my adventures as the world's most wanted hacker
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Mitnick with William L. Simon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. But for Kevin, 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. But as the FBI's net began to tighten, Kevin 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
Cataloging source
RV8
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1963-
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Mitnick, Kevin D.
Dewey number
005.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Simon, William L.
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  • Mitnick, Kevin D.
  • Hackers
  • Hackers
  • Computer crimes
  • Computer security
  • Mitnick, Kevin D.
  • Computer crimes
  • Hackers
  • Computer security
Label
Ghost in the wires : my adventures as the world's most wanted hacker, Kevin Mitnick with William L. Simon
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Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The making of a hacker -- pt. 2. Eric -- pt. 3. On the run -- pt. 4. An end and a beginning
Control code
ocn773175688
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xviii, 412, 10 pages
Isbn
9780316037723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)773175688
Label
Ghost in the wires : my adventures as the world's most wanted hacker, Kevin Mitnick with William L. Simon
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The making of a hacker -- pt. 2. Eric -- pt. 3. On the run -- pt. 4. An end and a beginning
Control code
ocn773175688
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xviii, 412, 10 pages
Isbn
9780316037723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)773175688

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