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The Resource Fatal system error : the hunt for the new crime lords who are bringing down the Internet, Joseph Menn

Fatal system error : the hunt for the new crime lords who are bringing down the Internet, Joseph Menn

Label
Fatal system error : the hunt for the new crime lords who are bringing down the Internet
Title
Fatal system error
Title remainder
the hunt for the new crime lords who are bringing down the Internet
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Menn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: In this disquieting cyber thriller, Joseph Menn takes readers into the murky hacker underground, traveling the globe from San Francisco to Costa Rica and London to Russia. His guides are California surfer and computer whiz Barrett Lyon and a fearless British high-tech agent. Through these heroes, Menn shows the evolution of cyber-crime from small-time thieving to sophisticated, organized gangs, who began by attacking corporate websites but increasingly steal financial data from consumers and defense secrets from governments. Using unprecedented access to Mob businesses and Russian officials, the book reveals how top criminals earned protection from the Russian government. Fatal System Error penetrates both the Russian cyber-mob and La Cosa Nostra as the two fight over the Internet's massive spoils. The cloak-and-dagger adventure shows why cyber-crime is much worse than you thought-and why the Internet might not survive
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Menn, Joseph
Dewey number
364.16/8
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6773
LC item number
.M46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computer crimes
  • Hackers
  • Internet fraud
  • Computer crimes
  • Hackers
  • Internet fraud
  • Computerkriminalität
  • Internet
  • Hacker
Label
Fatal system error : the hunt for the new crime lords who are bringing down the Internet, Joseph Menn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wargames -- Hardcore vs. exe -- In too deep -- The turn -- Crackdown -- From spam to identity theft -- Whatever it takes -- The day of action -- The underground economy -- Trial -- Beyond crime -- Fixing what's fixable
Control code
ocn298186453
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 281 pages
Isbn
9781586487485
Lccn
2009037731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o298186453
  • (OCoLC)298186453
Label
Fatal system error : the hunt for the new crime lords who are bringing down the Internet, Joseph Menn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wargames -- Hardcore vs. exe -- In too deep -- The turn -- Crackdown -- From spam to identity theft -- Whatever it takes -- The day of action -- The underground economy -- Trial -- Beyond crime -- Fixing what's fixable
Control code
ocn298186453
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 281 pages
Isbn
9781586487485
Lccn
2009037731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o298186453
  • (OCoLC)298186453

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