Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cybertrophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and an ex-hacker, he finds one - and much more than that...
The world has a right to know.
Did You Know?
Editors of 2600 magazine (a hacker publication) learned of this film early in its development and were at the time campaigning for Kevin Mitnick's release from prison. They filmed the documentary "Freedom Downtime" as they tried to correct many glaring errors and personal attacks on Mitnick's character in the film, protesting outside Miramax offices in New York amongst other things. See more
Alex Lowe states that 56 bit encryption allows for roughly 72 trillion combinations. He is off by 3 orders of magnitude. 56 bit encryption allows for roughly 72 quadrillion combinations. See more
Why am I here and you are not?
Referenced in Freedom Downtime
In The Crypt
Performed by The Silos & Richard S. Butler
Written by Walter Salas-Humara
, Michael Hall, Richard S. Butler
Published by Lagarjito Music (BMI), AZNUT Music (BMI), Hookmeister Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Walter Salas-Humara See more