At Large (Heftet)

The Strange Case of the World's Biggest Internet Invasion

Forfatter:

og

Legg i ønskeliste

Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1998
Antall sider: 320
Forlag: Simon & Schuster
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780684835587
Kategori: Data
Omtale At Large
For two years a computer break-in artist known only as "Phantom Dialer" seized control of hundreds - perhaps thousands - of computer networks around the world. Frightened network administrators watched helplessly as the intruder methodically slipped into universities, corporations, banks, and military facilities, including top-secret weapons-research sites. Working up to twenty hours a day, Phantom Dialer obsessively broke into one network after another - and no-one knew who he was or what he was after. Was he a spy? Was he laying the groundwork for a single massive theft? As the number of victims mounted, Phantom Dialer became the subject of the first major investigation of the FBI's new computer-crime squad and one of the biggest manhunts in the history of electronic crime. Though it reads like a thriller, AT LARGE is more than just a spellbinding account of one of the stranger episodes of the electronic 1990s. It is also a sharply observed group portrait of the new wired world and an expose of the technical flaws at its very core.

Til toppen

Flere bøker av Charles C. Mann og David H. Freedman: