Mitnick calls for hackers' war stories

Friday, 19 December 2003, 2:31 PM EST

Famed hacker and master social engineer Kevin Mitnick has been commissioned to write a new book following the success of his first text The Art of Deception.

The new book, tentatively titled The Art of Intrusion will tell the stories of real hacks, with the names of attackers obscured to protect them from the authorities and their victims. Mitnick has called on retired hackers to come forward with their stories, offering a $500 (£283) prize for the best story that makes it into the book, and a $200 payment for all stories that make the final draft.

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