"Ghost in the Wires"
- Legendary computer hacker and phone phreaker, Kevin Mitnik, appeared on the Steven Colbert show yesterday to promote his new book, "Ghost in the Wires. In the interview, Mitnik, spoke about hacking into central offices as a child, and changing the Class-of-Service on friends' telephone lines to "Pay Phone" as a prank. Ultimately, he served five years in a federal penitentiary, but now works as a security consultant. You can watch the full episode here: