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Black Hat: Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age

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Homes are becoming increasingly wired and, thanks to Wi-Fi, unwired. Hackers can strike quickly and create disastrous results! These stories and follow-ups are a fascinating insight into the modern threats we all face in the techno jungle. Written by internationally recognized author, John Biggs, this book is an ideal read for anyone who owns a computer and has ever ponder ...more
Paperback, 158 pages
Published June 9th 2004 by Apress
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Although John Biggs does make some valid points, I found the tone of the book to be excessively sensationalist. This is not helped by the fact that he feels the need to simplify issues to the point of inaccuracy.
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I live in Brooklyn, NY and write about technology, security, gadgets, gear, wristwatches, and the Internet. After spending four years as an IT programmer, I switched gears and became a full-time journalist. My work has appeared in the New York Times, Laptop, PC Upgrade, Surge, Gizmodo, Men’s Health, InSync, Linux Journal, Popular Science, Sync, The Stir and I’ve written Black Hat: Misfits, Crimina ...more
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