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 (Hardcover)

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By Kevin Mitnick, Robert Vamosi (With), Mikko Hypponen (Foreword by)
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"How would it feel to find out that your neighbor and friend has secretly observed you in your own home for years, the place that should be most private to you was not, and the intruder's devices themselves weren't something you'd ever have thought to look for? This kind of behavior is the opposited of giving normal people freedom and security, of valuing and respecting them as humans—and it's happening more and more. The answer to peeping eyes and cyber-theft is to move society toward greater cyberscurity, and it all starts with essential education about being private and invisible in our daily lives. Kevin's book is a must-read in this new world. "   Steve Wozniak, Cofounder, Apple Inc.

Like it or not, your every online move is being watched, recorded and analyzed.

Some suggestions for digital safety:

• Build a bulletproof password

• Know what never to do on a work computer, printer, or device

• Identify virus-infected email scams and phishing schemes

• Fortify weak access points to your computer, phone, router and printer

• Practice smart Wi-Fi behavior when traveling and in hotels and coffee shops

• Utilize advanced "elite" techiques for ulitmate privacy

Plus, along with the above a healthy dose of skepticism will help provide a safe environment for you and your family.

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

by Kevin Mitnick

 Recommended  ♦♦♦♦♦

— From August 2017

Description


Be online without leaving a trace.

Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand.

In this explosive yet practical book, Kevin Mitnick uses true-life stories to show exactly what is happening without your knowledge, teaching you "the art of invisibility"--online and real-world tactics to protect you and your family, using easy step-by-step instructions. Reading this book, you will learn everything from password protection and smart Wi-Fi usage to advanced techniques designed to maximize your anonymity.

Kevin Mitnick knows exactly how vulnerabilities can be exploited and just what to do to prevent that from happening. The world's most famous--and formerly the US government's 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 was on a three-year run from the FBI. Now Mitnick is reformed and widely regarded as the expert on the subject of computer security.

Invisibility isn't just for superheroes--privacy is a power you deserve and need in the age of Big Brother and Big Data.

About the Author


Kevin Mitnick has been the subject of countless profiles published and broadcast throughout the world. Mitnick's leading penetration-testing team is highly respected and sought after for its security services by the world's top corporations and governments. The company he founded, Mitnick Security Consulting LLC, has clients that include dozens from the Fortune 500 and many nations across the globe. Mitnick is the bestselling author of Ghost in the Wires, The Art of Intrusion, and The Art of Deception. He lives in Las Vegas and travels the world as the top keynote speaker on cybersecurity.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316380508
ISBN-10: 0316380504
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Publication Date: February 14th, 2017
Pages: 320
Language: English