Case Study 5 is based on the Movie “Operation Takedown” as well as any other information that you come across regarding Kevin Mitnick.

Case Study 5 is based on the Movie “Operation Takedown” as well as any other information that you come across regarding Kevin Mitnick.

Do you think that Kevin Mitnick was a common criminal or more of a menace to society? Explain your answer

Many of Mitnick’s defenders maintained that Mitnick was harmless. The lawyers who defended Mitnick stated that Kevin Mitnick did not break into systems for economic gain, stating that he was not a terrorist or a criminal. They protracted Mitnick as a recreational, curious hacker who was not destructive. Do you agree with this? Why or why not? Here is a link that might be helpful: http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/1999/mitnick.background/

This is the shortest of the case studies. One and a half pages should be sufficient. You must cite at least two credible resources.