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Press Coverage


The Password is Dead, Long Live the Passphrase
May 21, 2014 - Wall Street Journal

Publisher announces Mitnick's new book for 2015
May 7, 2014 - Publisher's Magazine

No Technology Completely Secure
Mar 21, 2014 - Raconteur

World's greatest hacker calls Healthcare.gov security 'shameful'
Jan 16, 2014 - Fox News

Watch Kevin Mitnick Explaining How He Used to Troll the FBI
Nov 20, 2013 - Softpedia

Kevin Mitnick Q&A
Oct 22, 2013 - Reaktor Q&A

Kevin Mitnick: 'The only thing McAfee is good at is making videos'
Oct 16, 2013 - Computing

Kevin Mitnick opens IP EXPO 2013: "Anti-virus software isn't going to save you"
Oct 16, 2013 - ITProPortal

Hacker Kevin Mitnick Slams Anti-Virus at IT Expo
Oct 16, 2013 - CBR

Kevin Mitnick - The Word Document Exploit
Sep 24, 2013 Use VPN! Former 'Most Wanted Hacker' Mitnick talks Snowden, NSA, and privacy
Sep 12, 2013 - RT.com

Former hacker and renowned security expert Kevin Mitnick to open IP EXPO
Sept 11, 2013 - ITProPortal

Kevin Mitnick Details Modern IT Threats
Aug 29, 2013 - eWeek

A master hacker's take on hacktivism today
Aug 29, 2013 - Al Jazeera

Guests: Kevin Mitnick
July 25, 2013 - Coast to Coast

Renowned ex-hacker Kevin Mitnick and top experts highlight cyber threats and countermeasures at Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference
Jun 4, 2013 - Zawya

Former Hacker Reveals How Business Owners Should Protect Their Web Sites
Sep 6, 2012 - Business Insider

nCircle Announces Kevin Mitnick as Featured Keynote Speaker at World Wide User Group
Sep 5, 2012 - Herald Online

How the pros thwart computer spies with James Bond tricks
Sep 4, 2012 - CNET

KnowBe4 and ITIC study: Security lacks for 'own devices'
Sep 4, 2012 - Tampa Bay Business Journal

KnowBe4 and ITIC Latest Study Reveal Companies Lack Security for "BYOD"
Sep 04, 2012 - PR Web

KnowBe4 Supports FBI Tips Against RNC Cybercrime
Aug 23 2012 - Melodika

Book review: Ghost in the Wires
Jan 1, 2012 - ZDNet UK

Security tips from a legendary hacker
Dec. 19, 2011 - CBS News

23 Questions with Kevin Mitnick
Dec. 13, 2011 - Hak5

CNET 100: The celebrity entourage: Kevin Mitnick
Dec. 12, 2011 - CNET.com

John J Nazarian's Guest Tonight is Famed Computer Hacker Kevin Mitnick
Dec. 11, 2011 - Straight Talk with John J Nazarian

Kevin Mitnick talks social engineering and his new book
Dec. 8, 2011 - Tekzilla

Book Review: Ghost in the Wires
Dec. 7, 2011 - Hacked Existence

Book Review: Ghost in the Wires by Kevin Mitnick
Dec. 7, 2011 - The Crisan Chronicles

Tech Books of Note
Nov. 30, 2011 - Bloomberg

Kevin Mitnick Talks Celebrity Hacking, Common Mistakes, and Tips for the Average Joe
Nov. 26, 2011 - International Business Times

Book Review: Ghost In The Wires
Nov. 13, 2011 - SecurityTube

Kevin Mitnick spills the beans on his exploits
Sept. 7, 2011 - Willamette Live

Mitnick's Tale Sheds Light on Social Tactics
Sept. 6, 2011 - Dark Reading

Inside the world of computer hacking
August 31, 2011 - CNN

10 Questions for Kevin Mitnick
August 29, 2011 - Time Magazine

Triangulation Episode 21: Kevin Mitnick
August 24 2011 - TWiT

Reuters Shows How To Hack Phones 'Like A News Of The World Reporter'
August 29, 2011 - Huffington Post

How to hack like a News of the World reporter
August 29, 2011 - Reuters Video

Confessions of a hacker
August 22, 2011 - American Public Media

Hacker filled the tank with nerve, took FBI on wild ride
August 20, 2011 - Winnipeg Free Press

Kevin Mitnick loved the cyberspace break-in game
August 20, 2011 - Salon

Master Hacker Kevin Mitnick Shares His 'Addiction'
August 21, 2011 - NPR

TNW Sessions ft. Kevin Mitnick—The world's most wanted hacker
August 19, 2011 - TNW

The Godfather of Hacking
August 19, 2011 - The Daily Beast

Mitnick's "Ghost in the Wires" Will Hack Your Mind With Real Life Adventures in Hacking
August 16, 2011 - Stay N' Alive

Ghost in the Wires takes a fascinating look at the high-stakes art of computer hacking through the eyes of a man who perfected it.
August 15, 2011 - American Way Magazine

Kevin Mitnick with Stephen Colbert
August 18, 2011 - The Colbert Report

Kevin Mitnick, Former Fugitive Hacker, Laments How The Game Has Changed
August 16, 2011 - Huff Post Tech

Kevin Mitnick's book lands
August 15 2011 - LA Observed

A Hacker Tells All
August 12, 2011 - New York Times

Protecting Your Data From People Like Me
August 13, 2011 - Wall Street Journal

Book Excerpt: Ghost in the Wires — My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker
August 16, 2011 - Wired's Threat Level

Hacking the system, because he could
August 16, 2011 - New Scientist's CultureLab

Review of Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
July 20, 2011 - Technorati

Hackers often fool people, not technology, to get data
July 28, 2011 - Mercury News

Early Review of Ghost in the Wires
April 30, 2011 - TaoSecurity

THN Review : Ghost in the Wires - Kevin Mitnick
July 2011 - The Hacker News

GHOST IN THE WIRES: My Adventures as the World's most Wanted Hacker
July 1, 2011 - Kirkus Reviews

A review of Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker by Kevin Mitnick
July 23, 2011 - The Nerdy Teacher

Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
July 20, 2011 - RSA Conference

The Client Reviews Ghost In The Wires
June 15, 2011 - Zqueakz

Hackers trick public over rapper Tupac Shakur's death
May 31, 2011 - BBC News

Ghost in the Wires
May 19, 2011 - Bobarno.com

Anybody can be a hacker, for a price
January 26, 2011 - CNN Video

For Kevin Mitnick, staying legal is job No. 1
Aug 5, 2010 - CNET News

The people involved in sale of lost iPhone revealed
Apr 29, 2010 - CNET News

Mitigating the social engineering threat
Apr 21, 2010 - TechRepublic

Ataques más comunes en Internet
Mar 18, 2010 - Euskadinnova.net

Kevin Mitnick to keynote World Game Protection Conference
Feb 16, 2010 - SecurityInfoWatch.com

Smoking the Competition: Creative business cards are the ones people remember
Feb. 2010 - Entrepreneur Magazine

Hackers for Hire
Feb 2, 2010 - Fox News

Kevin Mitnick participará da Campus Party 2010
Dec 23, 2009 - O Globo Online

IT pros pick their favorite books
December 21, 2009 - SearchWinIT.com

My Favorite Hackers
Dec 3, 2009 - Discovery News

Entrepreneurs Who Thrive on Risky Business
December 4, 2009 - BusinessWeek

Hacker Mitnick may sue AT&T over data breach
August 20, 2009 - Cnet News

Q&A: Kevin Mitnick, from ham operator to fugitive to consultant
June 22, 2009 - Cnet News

First Person: Kevin Mitnick
May 30, 2009 - Financial Times

5 Ways to Foil Hackers
May 28, 2009 - Alibaba.com

'Twitterjacking' -- Identity Theft in 140 Characters or Less
May 1, 2009 - Fox News

High-Tech Defectors
April 29, 2009 - Forbes

Facebook: Will the real Kevin Mitnick please stand up?
March 16, 2009 - Cnet News

Wizzywig Cartoonist Inks a Phreakin' Comic Book
February 23, 2009 - Wired Magazine

World's Greatest Hacker Says Obama's BlackBerry Can Be Breached
February 13, 2009 - Fox News

Hacker Hunter
December 2008 - Psychology Today

The tried-and-true identity theft technique: Talking you into giving up your information
November 1, 2008 - The Privacy Council

Kevin Mitnick: The Magic Hacker Reformed
October 1, 2008 - GovTechBlogs.com

Kevin Mitnick detained, released after Colombia trip
October 1, 2008 - CNet News

Kevin Mitnick Tells All in Upcoming Book -- Promises No Whining
August 28, 2008 - Wired.com

Reformed Hacker Looks Back
August 21, 2008 - Forbes.com

Hacking Caller ID: unblocking blocked phone numbers
July 23, 2008 - CNet.com

Uber-Hacker Kevin Mitnick Signs Tell-All Book Deal
July 20, 2008 - Silicon Alley Insider

Social Engineering 101: Mitnick and other hackers show how it's done
July 20, 2008 - CNet.com

5 lessons learned about computer security
July 14, 2008 - CIO.com

Mitnick is on the Die Hard 4 Special Edition set
DVD Times

Interview: Ex-hacker Mitnick On Avoiding Fraudsters
Mar. 31, 2008 - Practical eCommerce

Poll: How Good Is the Blind Hacker? Mitnick Weighs In
Feb. 28, 2008 - Wired.com

Super Phreak: Ed Piskor Talks "WIZZYWIG"
Feb. 1, 2008 - comicbookresources.com

Fred Thompson's Record: Cybersecurity Good, Free Culture Bad
Sept. 5, 2007 - Wired.com

The IRS gets socially engineered again!
August 3, 2007 - MSNBC

Kevin Mitnick presents at Infragard General Meeting
July 18, 2007 - Matt Hester

The 59 Top Influencers in IT Security
July 9, 2007 - kutakutik.or.id

A portable sense of security
July 6, 2007 - examiner.com

The Invisible Digital Man
June 2007 - Playboy

Hacker to Write Autobiography
February 2007 - Sydney Morning Herald

Security's 25 Most Influential
December 2006 - Security Magazine

Man on the Run
September 2006 - American Way

Kevin Mitnick on HP's Hack Attack
September 2006 - Red Herring


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Press Downloads
The Art of Deception Press Kit
Copy developed by Wiley Publishing, including:

Book overview with press quotes
Chapter 1 excerpts
Mitnick bio
Security policy info.
Six tendencies of human nature
Mitnick on...(various topics)
Trash wisdom
Q&A with Kevin Mitnick

The Art of Intrusion Press Kit
Copy developed by Wiley Publishing

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Documents & Files
Senate Testimony Transcript
House Testimony Transcript