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The Art of Invisibility : The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

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Like it or not, your every move is being watched and analyzed. Consumer's identities are being stolen, and a person's every step is being tracked and stored. What once might have been dismissed as paranoia is now a hard truth, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand.

In this explosive yet practical book, Kevin Mitnick illustrates what is happening without your knowledge--and he teaches you "the art of invisibility." Mitnick is the world's most famous--and formerly the Most Wanted--computer hacker. He has hacked into some of the country's most powerful and seemingly impenetrable agencies and companies, and at one point he was on a three-year run from the FBI. Now, though, Mitnick is reformed and is widely regarded as the expert on the subject of computer security. He knows exactly how vulnerabilities can be exploited and just what to do to prevent that from happening.

In THE ART OF INVISIBILITY Mitnick provides both online and real life tactics and inexpensive methods to protect you and your family, in easy step-by-step instructions. He even talks about more advanced "elite" techniques, which, if used properly, can maximize your privacy. Invisibility isn't just for superheroes--privacy is a power you deserve and need in this modern age.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 138 x 208 x 22mm | 280g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0316380520
  • 9780316380522
  • 17,055

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The world's most famous computer hacker and cybercult hero...has written a blueprint for system security based on his own experiences. Required reading for IT professionals, this book is highly recommended for public, academic, and corporate libraries.--Library Journal
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About Kevin D. Mitnick

As the world's most famous hacker, Kevin Mitnick has been the subject of countless news and magazine articles published throughout the world. He has made guest appearances on numerous television and radio programs, offering expert commentary on issues related to information security. Mitnick's leading penetration testing team is highly respected and sought after for their security services to the world's top corporations and governments through the company he founded, Mitnick Security Consulting, LLC. He clients include dozens of the Fortune 500 and world governments. Mitnick is the bestselling author of Ghost in the Wires, Art of Intrusion, and Art of Deception. He lives in Las Vegas, NV.
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