Book Discussion on Ghosts in the Wires

Former computer hacker Kevin Mitnick recounted his three years on the run from the Federal Bureau of Investigations after drawing attention… read more

Former computer hacker Kevin Mitnick recounted his three years on the run from the Federal Bureau of Investigations after drawing attention for his illegal access to major corporations computer networks, including Pacific Bell, Motorola, and Sun Microsystems. Mr. Mitnick, who was captured in 1995, served nearly five years in prison. He is currently a security consultant who has testified before the U.S.Senate on information security. Mr. Mitnick demonstrated security attacks and methods of obtaining personal information. Kevin Mitnick also responded to questions from members of the audience at the Half King Bar & Restaurant in New York City. close

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Book Discussion on Ghosts in the Wires

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 3, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 1, 2012

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  • Sep 03, 2011 | 3:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2011 | 9:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2011 | 7:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 24, 2011 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2011 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 4:53am EST | C-SPAN 2
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