SEE LIVE: Just Announced: Kevin Mitnick Will Keynote HostingCon Global 2017
HostingCon is excited to announce Kevin Mitnick will deliver the keynote address at HostingCon Global 2017. Kevin is the world's most famous hacker, bestselling author, and the top cyber security speaker.
Hollywood and Hacking: Into the 21st Century - Real life hackers, computer punks and Hugh Jackman dancing
For the past 30 years, Hollywood has consistently struggled to depict computer hacking in accurate and exciting ways. The history of Hollywood and hacking is littered with lazy writing, absurdly unrealistic computer interfaces and stereotypical "nerd" characters. But in amongst the idiocy we've also seen certain films influencing governmental policy, inspiring entire sub-cultural identities and guiding mainstream attitudes around computer security.
What is the most engaging story about hackers/hacking?
The first thing that comes to mind is Kevin Mitnick’s Ghost in the Wires. I binge-listened to the book on audio in a few days. It is the most engaging story, about hacking or otherwise, that I’ve ever read. The summary from Amazon does the book more justice than I could:
Q&A: The infamous Kevin Mitnick on hacking, ethics, and the way forward for tech
As we speak, Kevin Mitnick is a safety skilled who infiltrates his purchasers’ firms to show their weaknesses. He’s additionally the creator of a number of books, together with Ghost in the Wires. However he’s most referred to as the hacker who eluded the FBI for years, and was finally imprisoned for his methods. We had an opportunity to speak to him about his time in solitary confinement, hacking McDonald’s, and what he thinks about Nameless.
Mr. Robot Recap: The Twist in Episode 7 Is Big But a Bit Trying
Fans of Mr. Robot, a TV show about hackers who on June 9, 2015 successfully collapse a global economic system that looks and functions very much like ourChimerical one, might want to watch Werner Herzog's new documentary Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World. It opens tomorrow, concerns the current and possibly highest stage of human civilization, which is connected and defined by the technologies of the internet, and has an interview with Kevin Mitnick, the “world's most famous hacker.” What you will see in this interview with the legendary hacker are a lot of similarities with Mr. Robot's central character, the hacker and founder of fsociety Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek).