- Name: Kevin Mitnick
- Born: 08/06/1963 (57 years old)
- Occupation: Information technology consultant (before, Hacker), Author
- Website: https://www.mitnicksecurity.com
Kevin David Mitnick (born August 6, 1963) is an American computer security consultant, author, and convicted hacker, best known for his high-profile 1995 arrest and five years in prison for various computer and communications-related crimes.
Birth Name: Kevin David Mitnick
Alias: The Condor, The Darkside Hacker
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Kevin Mitnick quotes :
People are prone to taking mental shortcuts. They may know that they shouldn't give out certain information, but the fear of not being nice, the fear of appearing ignorant, the fear of a perceived authority figure - all these are triggers, which can be used by a social engineer to convince a person to override established security procedures.Kevin Mitnick
Hackers are breaking the systems for profit. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is big business.Kevin Mitnick
Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Inc, which set the computing world on its ear with the Macintosh in 1984.Kevin Mitnick
It was used for decades to describe talented computer enthusiasts, people whose skill at using computers to solve technical problems and puzzles was - and is - respected and admired by others possessing similar technical skills.Kevin Mitnick
I get hired to hack into computers now and sometimes it's actually easier than it was years ago.Kevin Mitnick
My actions constituted pure hacking that resulted in relatively trivial expenses for the companies involved, despite the government's false claims.Kevin Mitnick
No way, no how did I break into NORAD. That's a complete myth. And I never attempted to access anything considered to be classified government systems.Kevin Mitnick