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In 1992, Kevin Mitnick was on the run from the cops, one of the most wanted men in the United States, and certainly the most wanted hacker. He was living in Denver under a pseudonym, and was very worried about government surveillance.

To avoid it, he thought it’d be a good idea to hack the Motorola MicroTAC Ultralite, the iPhone X of the 1990s. His plan was

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