Mitnick Talks Social Engineering and Attack Tactics

Breaches get worse and attacks keep happening, as threat actors have all of the capability thanks to user’s habits.

Speaking at Infosecurity North America in New York City, author, speaker and chief hacking officer of KnowBe4 Kevin Mitnick said that threat actors are able to collect information on their victims all too easily, and when evaluating a company it is also straight-forward to determine suppliers, customers, partners, vendors and employees to enable a social engineering exercise.

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Why cybersecurity experts think we should trust midterm election results

Computer systems around the world are vulnerable to cyberattacks. This includes voting machines, email networks, social media, and critical infrastructure that cities rely on to provide basic services. Yet none of these cyber-threats is as dangerous to the electoral process as the cumulative fear and uncertainty that hacking could change the outcome of elections.

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WATCH: Kevin Mitnick explains how hackers use social engineering to steal our data

The most famous world hacker Kevin Mitnick in an interview with BI Poland

during the Inside Trends conference explained how hackers use social engineering.

He also assessed, among others, how much banking systems are actually safe.

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Yikes! Online phishing attacks up 297% over last year

To prevent criminals from opening bank, utility and phone accounts in your name, you need more than a credit freeze. Here's what to do.

It's no question that online shopping has continued to grow over the past few years, making it easy to order anything you like from practically wherever you like.

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WATCH THIS: How RATs infect computers with malicious software

Kevin Mitnick, founder, Mitnick Security Consulting, discusses how remote access Trojans grab data from computers.

CNET's Dan Patterson interviewed Kevin Mitnick, founder of Mitnick Security Consulting, and Chief Hacking Officer of the security awareness training company KnowBe4, who demonstrates the dangers of RATs (remote access trojans) and how easily it grabs data from computers.

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WATCH THIS: Former hacker weighs in on Facebook’s big security breach

Kevin Mitnick, computer security consultant and hacker, discussed recent reports that Facebook experienced a security breach that impacted about 50 million profiles.

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Six Tips for Online Security

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EVENT REVIEW: Notorious hacker Kevin Mitnick wows guests at Palm Beach event

More than one person left The Breakers feeling vulnerable April 4 after notorious hacker Kevin Mitnick showed how easy it is for hackers to access personal information with just a few keyboard clicks.

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BOOK REVIEW: The Art of Invisibility - on the Internet (German)

Kevin Mitnick takes a look at the current situation of privacy on the Internet and gives practical tips on how users can effectively protect themselves. 

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LISTEN: Ep. 024: Cybersecurity and Hacking with Kevin Mitnick

In his latest book, “The Art of Invisibility,” Kevin uses true-life stories to show exactly what is happening without your knowledge, teaching you online

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