WATCH THIS: How sophisticated phishing grants attackers total control of your computer

Phishing is all about the bad guy and fooling the victim, says Kevin Mitnick, founder, Mitnick Security Consulting. Mitnick knows about bad guys—he used to be one.

CNET's Dan Patterson interviewed Kevin Mitnick, a former most wanted computer criminal, and now the founder of Mitnick Security Consulting and chief Hacking Officer of the security awareness training company KnowBe4. He discussed phishing, spam, and the similarities, differences and dangers of both. 

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Source: CBS News & TechRepublic

Topics: Chief Hacking Officer, computer security consultant, keynote speaker, malicious email, KnowBe4, Mitnick Security Consulting, Spam, credentials theft, phishing, Kevin Mitnick, malware installation

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