John Markoff

IRL Name: 
John Markoff

John Markoff (born October 24, 1949) is a journalist best known for his work at the The New York Times, and a book and series of articles about the 1990s pursuit and capture of hacker Kevin Mitnick.


Wrote a book about Kevin Mitnick

Wrote an article about oki 900s where he disguised Tsutomu Shimomura's identity


Traded Mitnick tuna for his story

Gave up his ass to Shimomura for an oki 900