The Art of Intrusion: The Real Stories Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders & Deceivers View colleagues of Kevin D. Mitnick. The Art of Intrusion: The Real Stories Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders & Deceivers is a book by Kevin Mitnick that is a collection of stories about social. Mitnick, Kevin D. (Kevin David), The art of intrusion: the real stories behind the exploits of hackers, intruders, and deceivers / Kevin D. Mitnick, William L.
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MitnickWilliam L. The Art of Intrusion: The Art of Deception: Request permission to reuse content from this site. It would be difficult kwvin find an author with more credibility than Mitnick to write about the art of hacking.
Inhe was arrested for illegal computer snooping, convicted and held mitnck bail for two years before being released in He clearly inspires unusual fear in the authorities and unusual dedication jntrusion the legions of computer security dabblers, legal and otherwise. Renowned for his use of “”social engineering,”” the art of tricking people into revealing secure information such as passwords, Mitnick The Art of Deception introduces readers to a fascinating array of pseudonymous hackers.
One group of friends bilks Las Vegas casinos out of more than a million dollars by mastering the patterns inherent in slot machines; another fellow, less fortunate, gets mixed up with a presumed al-Qaeda—style terrorist; and a prison convict leverages his computer skills to communicate with the outside world, unbeknownst to his keepers.
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Mitnick’s handling of these engrossing tales is exemplary, for which credit presumably goes to his coauthor, writing pro Simon. Given the complexity some would say obscurity of the material, the authors avoid the pitfall of drowning readers in minutiae. Uniformly readable, the stories—some are quite exciting—will impart familiar lessons to security pros while introducing lay readers to an enthralling field of inquiry.
Publishers WeeklyFebruary 14, Infamous criminal hacker turned computer security consultant Mitnick offers an expert sequel to his best-selling The Art of Deception, this time supplying real-life rather than fictionalized stories of contemporary hackers sneaking into corporate servers worldwide.
Each chapter begins with a computer crime story that reads like a suspense novel; it is a little unnerving to learn how one’s bank account is vulnerable to digital thieves or how hackers with an interest in gambling can rake in thousands of dollars in just minutes at a compromised slot machine.
The hack revealed, Mitnick then walks readers step by step through a prevention method. Much like Deception, this book illustrates that hacking techniques can penetrate corporate and government systems protected by state-of-the-art security. Mitnick’s engaging writing style combines intrigue, entertainment, and education. As with Deception, information technology professionals can learn how to detect and prevent security breaches, while informed readers can sit back and enjoy the stories of cybercrime.
Recommended for most public and academic libraries.
Added to Motnick Shopping Cart. Description Hacker extraordinaire Kevin Mitnick delivers the explosive encore to his bestselling The Art of Deception Kevin Mitnick, the world’s most celebrated hacker, now devotes his life to helping businesses and governments combat data thieves, cybervandals, and other malicious computer intruders. In his bestselling The Art of Deception, Mitnick presented fictionalized case studies that illustrated how savvy computer crackers use “”social engineering”” to compromise even the most technically secure computer systems.
Now, in his new book, Mitnick goes one step further, offering hair-raising stories of real-life computer break-ins-and showing how the victims could have prevented them.
Mitnick’s reputation within the hacker community gave him unique credibility with the perpetrators of these crimes, who freely shared their stories with him-and whose exploits Mitnick now reveals in detail for the first time, including: A intruaion of friends who won nearly a million dollars in Las Vegas by reverse-engineering slot machines Two teenagers who were persuaded by terrorists aet hack into the Lockheed Martin computer intrysion Two convicts who joined forces to become hackers inside a Texas prison A “”Robin Hood”” hacker who penetrated the computer systems of many prominent companies-andthen told them how he gained access With riveting “”you are there”” descriptions of real computer break-ins, indispensable tips on countermeasures security professionals need to implement now, and Mitnick’s own acerbic commentary on the crimes he describes, this book is sure to reach a wide audience-and attract the attention of both law mltnick agencies and the media.
About the Author KEVIN MITNICK, whose own exploits have made him a veritable hacker’s hero, shares more than kevjn dozen true stories of cyber-invasions—devilishly ingenious, highly effective schemes that kick up your pulse rate even as you marvel at their sheer audacity. Each is followed by Mitnick’s expert analysis of how the attack could have been prevented. And he is uniquely qualified to recommend effective security measures.
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Both a legend in the hacker underworld and a general in the war on cybercrime, Kevin Mitnick holds the one weapon most likely to take down the intruder—intimate knowledge of the hacker’s brilliant and tenacious mind. Permissions Request permission to reuse content ihtrusion this site. Table of contents Reviews Chapter 1: Hacking the Casinos for a Million Bucks.
When Terrorists Come Calling.
The Texas Prison Hack. The Robin Hood Hacker. The Wisdom and Folly of Penetration Testing.
Publishers WeeklyFebruary 14, Infamous criminal hacker turned computer security consultant Mitnick offers an expert sequel to his best-selling The Art of Deception, this time supplying real-life rather than fictionalized stories of contemporary hackers sneaking into corporate servers itrusion.