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Kevin Mitnick interview with CNN

CNN recently conducted a telephone interview with Kevin Mitnick — famous hacker, security expert and the man who coined the term “Social Engineering“.

(CNN) — To many, the name Kevin Mitnick is synonymous with hacking, the cinematic sort where a snot-nosed kid thumbs his nose at authority. But, Mitnick says, the characterization is a bit overdone and the legend untrue, if not libelous.

It is true, he says, that he broke into corporate computer systems and stole source code to satisfy his curiosity, but he denies the stories that he hacked into NORAD — North American Aerospace Defense Command — or that he wiretapped the FBI.

Full story: CNN.com – A convicted hacker debunks some myths – Oct 7, 2005

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