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Mitnick's book: The Art of Deception.
#36781 08/17/04 05:06 AM
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Anyone read it? thoughts?

A friend told me to pick it up and I haven't had the chance to dive in yet. I thought before I did, I'd get an opinion or two.


Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
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Re: Mitnick's book: The Art of Deception.
#36782 09/10/04 03:32 AM
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Well i picked this book up from the library a year ago or so. Its not a bad book at all, but it isnt a GREAT book.

The Book is basically like this:

-Explaines the Social Engineering (what needs to be accomplished)

-Shares some stories on how it was done (some are really good ideas)

-Then Discusses how they could have been avoided

Its not a bad book, if u like reading about clever social engineerings cons, I think you would like it.


Good artists copy, great artists
steal.

-Picasso

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