Kevin Mitnick http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33497/all en Famed US hacker helps Ecuador secure its vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/famed-us-hacker-helps-ecuador-secure-its-vote <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Kevin Mitnick, who once gained notoriety as America's most wanted computer hacker, now heads a thriving Internet consultancy tasked with helping keep Sunday's presidential elections in Ecuador secure.</p> <p>"Eighteen years ago I was busted for hacking. I do the same thing today but with full authorization. How cool is that?" Mitnick wrote on his @kevinmitnick Twitter account on the eve of the vote.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/famed-us-hacker-helps-ecuador-secure-its-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2600: The Hacker Quarterly Computing Entertainment Kevin Mitnick Security Social Issues Technology AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 21:16:13 +0000 5757807 at http://www.globalpost.com Famed US hacker helps Ecuador secure its vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/famed-us-hacker-helps-ecuador-secure-its-vote-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Kevin Mitnick, who once gained notoriety as America's most wanted computer hacker, now heads a thriving Internet consultancy tasked with helping keep Sunday's presidential elections in Ecuador secure.</p> <p>"Eighteen years ago I was busted for hacking. I do the same thing today but with full authorization. How cool is that?" Mitnick wrote on his @kevinmitnick Twitter account on the eve of the vote.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/famed-us-hacker-helps-ecuador-secure-its-vote-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2600: The Hacker Quarterly Computing Entertainment Kevin Mitnick Security Social Issues Technology AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 21:45:35 +0000 5757828 at http://www.globalpost.com Famed US hacker helps Ecuador secure its vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/famed-us-hacker-helps-ecuador-secure-its-vote-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Kevin Mitnick, who once gained notoriety as America's most wanted computer hacker, now heads a thriving Internet consultancy tasked with helping keep Sunday's presidential elections in Ecuador secure.</p> <p>"Eighteen years ago I was busted for hacking. I do the same thing today but with full authorization. How cool is that?" Mitnick wrote on his @kevinmitnick Twitter account on the eve of the vote.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/famed-us-hacker-helps-ecuador-secure-its-vote-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2600: The Hacker Quarterly Computing Entertainment Kevin Mitnick Security Social Issues Technology AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 21:45:43 +0000 5757830 at http://www.globalpost.com