A tale of two hackers

Tuesday, 7 June 2005, 12:23 PM EST

Lapping up the sunshine outside a downtown cafe, Kevin Mitnick is apprehensive. He never asked to be the world's high-profile convicted computer criminal, he says, and he's sick of media interviews dwelling on his criminal past.

"But ... that's how you make your money," says Alexis Kasperavicius, Mitnick's longtime friend, business partner and one-time co-conspirator.

By Patrick Gray at Wired.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Dec 19th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //