The top 10 hacks of all time


Even as the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) is collaborating with Mumbai Police to observe Cyber Safety Week, DNA takes a look at the top 10 hacking incidents of all time instances where some of the most seemingly secure computer networks were compromised.

Early 1990s

Kevin Mitnick, often incorrectly called by many as god of hackers, broke into the computer systems of the world's top technology and telecommunications companies Nokia, Fujitsu, Motorola, and Sun Microsystems. He was arrested by the FBI in 1995, but later released on parole in 2000. He never termed his activity hacking, instead he called it social engineering. DNA [Daily News & Analysis] - Evolutions - The top 10 hacks of all time

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