"I get hired to hack into computers now and sometimes it's actually easier than it was years ago."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Kevin Mitnick on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Kevin Mitnick on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Kevin Mitnick on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Kevin Mitnick on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Kevin Mitnick on Bill Gates
"Hackers are breaking the systems for profit. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is big business."
"Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Inc, which set the computing world on its ear with the Macintosh in 1984."
"It was used for decades to describe talented computer enthusiasts, people whose skill at using computers to solve technical problems and puzzles was - and is - respected and admired by others possessing similar technical skills."
"As a young boy, I was taught in high school that hacking was cool."
"Should we fear hackers? Intention is at the heart of this discussion."