Left Bank Books Logo

Collectively operated since 1973

Return to All Books

Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World’s Most Wanted Hacker

by: Kevin D. Mitnick

Publisher: Back Bay Books (2011)


Mitnick's exploits fall much more in the older world of phone phreaking than what we now think of as hacking, or, more accurately, cracking, but this is still a very fun read in the style of Catch Me If You Can. Wiretapping the FBI wiretapping him; hopping from identity to identity; collecting code for nothing more than the thrill; managing through all this to keep in contact with his ma.