World’s Most Notorious Computer Hacker

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World's Most Famous Computer Hacker, Kevin Mitnick

(Featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not)

Pioneer computer hacker Kevin Mitnick became a "folk hero," eluding capture for years before his arrest. Mr. Randolph took over the defense and eventually negotiated a sentence of "time served" and restitution of $4,000, even though the government claimed over $750 million in damages. Mitnick currently travels the globe as a computer security consultant. [Link to news articles]

In a handwritten inscription on the media artist's rendering of federal court proceedings, Mr. Mitnick writes, "Thank you for all the support and expertise you have dedicated to my defense. I owe you my life. Friends always, Kevin Mitnick"