From Radio Ham to Security Consultant | Southgate Amateur Radio News


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From Radio Ham to Security Consultant

Kevin Mitnick N6NHG passed his amateur radio exam when he was 13 and went on to a successful career in the computer security industry

Kevin has written a number of books among them is “Ghost in the Wires” which has a foreword by Steve Wozniak WA6BND.

In a 2009 CNET interview he describes his career, see

http://www.cnet.com/uk/news/q-a-kevin-mitnick-from-ham-operator-to-fugitive-to-consultant/

In 2002 Kevin had to pay $16,000 in legal fees to renew his amateur radio licence

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2003/01/07/

mitnick_wins_ham_radio_license/

via From Radio Ham to Security Consultant | Southgate Amateur Radio News.

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The strange tale of Kevin Mitnick’s (N6NHG) conversion from ham operator, to fugitive to security consultant.  His book, “Ghost in the Wires” is fascinating and somewhat disturbing.  A good read none the less.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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