Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
Publish date: August 15th 2011
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
, Computer Science
, True Crime
Kevin Mitnick is brilliant! Very entertaining and informative. Although I'm not a computer geek myself, I understood the technical parts.
I kept wondering as I read this: what's the other side to this story? Mitnick's creativity and perseverance really impress me, but at the same time he really comes across as a sociopath who's sense of entitlement and lack of ethics annoy me - especially when he spends such a large portion of the boo...
This was Kevin D. Mitnick's "get even" book. The sole reason for writing it seems to have been to name everybody who ever did him a bad turn. The hacking, and particularly the social engineering, is fascinating, but the character is a louse. He seems to think that just because he didn't intend to ...