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The Masters Of Deception

Author : Michele Slatalla
ISBN : 0060926945
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The bestselling account of a band of kids from New York who fought an electronic turf war that ranged across some of the nation's most powerful computer systems. "An immensely fun and -- one cannot emphasize this enough -- accessible history of the first outlaws in cyberspace."--Glamour

Masters Of Deception

Author : Michelle Slatalla
ISBN : 0785787445
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Chronicles the cyberspace battle between rival gangs of hackers in Texas and New York, detailing the groups' exploits and discussing the legal and ethical implications of new computer technology

Masters Of Deception

Author : Michelle Slatalla
ISBN : 0099576813
Genre : Computer crimes
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Written by two American journalists who were joint-authors of Shoo Fly Pie to Die and Mother's Day, this book chronicles the rise of a gang of computer hackers known by the acronmym MOD (Masters of Deception). Its members, teenage boys from New York City's poorest neighbourhoods, souped up their primitive personal computers, perfected their skills, and in the 1980s became highly sophisticated hackers.

Cyberpunk

Author : Katie Hafner
ISBN : 9780684818627
Genre : Science
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Profiles computer hackers who overstep ethical boundaries and break the law to penetrate society's most sensitive computer networks.

The Cuckoo S Egg

Author : Cliff Stoll
ISBN : 9781416507789
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The first true account of computer espionage tells of a year-long single-handed hunt for a computer thief who sold information from American computer files to Soviet intelligence agents

Where Wizards Stay Up Late

Author : Matthew Lyon
ISBN : 9780684872162
Genre : Social Science
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Twenty five years ago, it didn't exist. Today, twenty million people worldwide are surfing the Net. Where Wizards Stay Up Late is the exciting story of the pioneers responsible for creating the most talked about, most influential, and most far-reaching communications breakthrough since the invention of the telephone. In the 1960's, when computers where regarded as mere giant calculators, J.C.R. Licklider at MIT saw them as the ultimate communications devices. With Defense Department funds, he and a band of visionary computer whizzes began work on a nationwide, interlocking network of computers. Taking readers behind the scenes, Where Wizards Stay Up Late captures the hard work, genius, and happy accidents of their daring, stunningly successful venture.

The Art Of Intrusion

Author : Kevin D. Mitnick
ISBN : 0470503823
Genre : Computers
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Hacker extraordinaire Kevin Mitnick delivers the explosive encore to his bestselling The Art of Deception Kevin Mitnick, the world's most celebrated hacker, now devotes his life to helping businesses and governments combat data thieves, cybervandals, and other malicious computer intruders. In his bestselling The Art of Deception, Mitnick presented fictionalized case studies that illustrated how savvy computer crackers use "social engineering" to compromise even the most technically secure computer systems. Now, in his new book, Mitnick goes one step further, offering hair-raising stories of real-life computer break-ins-and showing how the victims could have prevented them. Mitnick's reputation within the hacker community gave him unique credibility with the perpetrators of these crimes, who freely shared their stories with him-and whose exploits Mitnick now reveals in detail for the first time, including: A group of friends who won nearly a million dollars in Las Vegas by reverse-engineering slot machines Two teenagers who were persuaded by terrorists to hack into the Lockheed Martin computer systems Two convicts who joined forces to become hackers inside a Texas prison A "Robin Hood" hacker who penetrated the computer systems of many prominent companies-andthen told them how he gained access With riveting "you are there" descriptions of real computer break-ins, indispensable tips on countermeasures security professionals need to implement now, and Mitnick's own acerbic commentary on the crimes he describes, this book is sure to reach a wide audience-and attract the attention of both law enforcement agencies and the media.

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