Watch the first official interview of Kevin Mitnick, the most famous hacker of our time, in Greece, exclusively at SecNews TV.
Undoubtedly, no one would want to lose one of the exclusive interviews of the famous American hacker, who is a living legend for millions of people who believe in his work, as well as for all those who are interested in the advice of a renowned security professional, in order to become better in the field of online security.
Kevin Mitnick, being a successful Cyber Security Consultant, emphasizes the importance of security awareness to users, regarding the social media and web usage, either personal or as members of a corporation.
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Kevin Mitnick speaks exclusively at SecNews for his life, his first contact with hacking and its evolution , which established him as a legend in the sector of security of information systems.
In his interview, Kevin Mitnick talks about some of the most critical and important security issues, but also the risks faced by companies and organizations both in Greece and globally, according to his many years of experience.
Do not miss the tips given to you by the most famous hacker of our time to become informed regarding the safe usage of the web.
Kevin Mitnick also referred to the arrest of the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, who was expelled from the Ecuadorian embassy and arrested by the British authorities.
On the occasion of the arrest of Julian Assange, which made the round of the world, Kevin Mitnick also refers to his personal experience of US prisons and more specifically his isolation period, where he was locked up for a whole year.
A few words about Kevin Mitnick…
Kevin Mitnick is one of the most famous American hackers. Having invaded many telecommunication networks by acquiring unauthorized access to them, he has been sentenced to imprisonment for cybercrimes and possession of counterfeit data. Kevin Mitnick gained many supporters who believed that his punishment was excessive and considered him the greatest hacker and social engineer of our time.
Mitnick has written three books around socialengineeringand security gaps in systems. He has founded his own company which deals with network security issues (Mitnick Security Consulting). He also conducts security seminars for major corporations throughout the world.
From the very first moment he made contact with computers using his “Pheaking” ability, and began to deal with obtaining remote access to computers. At 1987 he got arrested for the first time for hacking. The year after that, he was again accused for invasion to an information system, getting access to the source code of Digital Equipment Corporation and he was sentenced for one year in prison.
After his release, Kevin Mitnick continued facing hacking consequences as he traveled across various states of America, using counterfeit data, to avoid another arrest. He soon became the center of attention for the media but also for the FBI. Eventually, at 1995, Kevin Mitnick was arrested and sentenced to 5 years in prison. When he was released, at 2000, he was forbidden to use keypad devices for many years after.