Biography Study | Kevin Mitnick

Author: Azeez Keshiro

Kevin David Mitnick is an American citizen born August 6,1963, was an American computer
security consultant, author, and convicted hacker. Kevin Mitnick attended James Monroe High
School in North Hills and later enrolled in Los Angeles pierce college and USC. Kevin
Mitnick is one of the most first dangerous hacker in the world and was the most wanted
hacker by the FBI. Kevin has been involved in more that 40 major software companies
breach. He started his hacking at a very young age, he only hack for fun and curiosity
and became addicted to the computer. His first breach was when he was able to by-
pass the entire bus punched card system of the Los Angeles busing at the age of 12
years old.
He became a part of a group of hackers at the age of 16 years old. These hackers gain
access to the government agency and betrayed Kevin Mitnick by calling the agency that
Kevin hacked into their system. He was arrested and charged.
He was arrested by the FBI in 1995 and released in 2002. After his released he decided
not to hack again and become a security consultant for more that 500 organizations. He

became a public speaker and wrote is own books. Also taught classes on social
engineering to companies and government agencies. Kevin Mitnick has helped a lot of
organizations in worldwide.
He passed away in July 16, 2023 at the age of 59 in Pittsburgh.

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Campus Party México 2010 – Kevin Mitnick – Wikipedia

Reference – Kevin Mitnick, Hacker Who Eluded Authorities, Is Dead at 59 – The New
York Times (