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On July 16, 2023, one of the first hackers in history named Kevin Mitnick,  passed away after a protracted battle with pancreatic cancer.

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"From Notorious Hacker to Ethical Luminary: Kevin Mitnick "

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Before becoming a "ethical hacker," Mitnick had been targeted by the FBI and had served five years in prison.

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"From Notorious Hacker to Ethical Luminary: Kevin Mitnick "

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Mitnick was the chief hacker and a co-owner of KnowBe4, a Florida company that offers security awareness training.

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"From Notorious Hacker to Ethical Luminary: Kevin Mitnick "

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Mitnick established his own business named Mitnick Security Consulting.

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"From Notorious Hacker to Ethical Luminary: Kevin Mitnick "

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KnowBe4's founder, Stu Sjouwerman, called Mitnick a leader in the cybersecurity field and a wonderful person.

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"From Notorious Hacker to Ethical Luminary: Kevin Mitnick "