On third number in our Top 5 Hackers of all time list is the the man who considers as the top hacker of his time. He was declares as the “most wanted computer criminal in U.S. history.” by the US Department of Justice.
Kevin Mitnick was jailed twice for his crimes, once in 1988, and then again from 1995 to 2000. He damaged some Communication networks like Nokia, Motorola and Sun Microsystem etc. Kevin Mitnick has damaged DEC systems source code [Digital Equipment Corporation has spent around $160,000 in cleanup the DEC systems]. He didn’t refer to his hacking activities as ‘hacking’ and instead called them ‘social engineering’. He is now as a computer security consultant and author. He is the author of two books The Art of Deception & The Art of Intrusion.