The Ghost in the Wires is a well written and captivating tale of Kevin Mitnick which tells his story of how artfully he used social engineering time and again as a first step for some of his famous hacks. During his social engineering hacks how he became an absolute authority on subject at hand and got the trust of a person on phone in just a matter of minutes.

“When you use social engineering, or “pretexting,” you become an actor playing a role. I had heard people try to pretext and knew it could be painfully funny. Not everybody could go on stage and convince an audience; not everybody could pretext and get away with it.”

Per Kevin what he likes about the best of Ghost in The Wires is his life story because it’s kind of like a Catch Me If You Can version for a computer hacker. What is unique about it that it is a true story. People really seem to like it.

Ghost in the wires have been on the New York Times best seller list for a month so far. the only hacking book that made the bestseller list was a book called The Cuckoo’s Egg by Cliff Stoll.

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

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