He was once one of the FBI’s Most Wanted.
CEO of Mitnick Securities Kevin Mitnick now uses his powers for good.
Mitnick is speaking at CeBit on Wednesday as a “White Hat Hacker” but he wasn’t always so. Mitnick hacked into 40 major corporations, just for kicks, but has now crossed over to become a security consultant for some of the US’ Fortune 500 companies.
Companies now hire his security firm to break into their systems. He describes it as similar to “Pablo Escobar becoming a pharmacist”.
The business card he hands out is quite handy. It includes a pop-out lock picking set which he tells Business Insider actually works.
Here it is.