Mitnick, the world's most wanted computer hacker, managed to
hack into some of the country's most powerful--and seemingly
impenetrable--agencies and companies. The suspenseful heart of the
book unfolds as Mitnick disappears on a three-year run from the
Ausstattung/Bilder: 2011. XIV, 413 p., . photos on 8 plates.
Little, Brown and Company
Abmessung: 243mm x 162mm x 38mm
Terse and snappy, it reads like Raymond Chandler and provides detailed insight into a time in computer history that already seems quaint. Kevin Mitnick was and is a true Internet pioneer' John Perry Barlow, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation; known as the Thomas Jefferson of cyberspace 'Intriguing, insightful and extremely educational into the mind of one who truly mastered the art of social engineering with the use of a computer and modern day technologies' Frank W. Abagnale, author of Catch Me if You Can 'At last, America's most famous hacker tells his headline-making story from his own point of view. The result is more than just a meticulous chronicle of Kevin Mitnick's hacks - it's an expose of the invisible bureaucratic machinery underlying nearly every aspect of our lives, and how easily it's subverted by a smooth-taking grifter who sees all the moving parts. A fascinating read' Kevin Poulsen, author of Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion Dollar Cyber Crime Underground
William L. Simon ist Autor und Co-Autor zahlreicher New York Times Bestseller, darunter zahlreiche Titel mit Themenschwerpunkt Apple.
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