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Black Hat

Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age

By John Biggs

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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.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-379-0
  • 176 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: June 9, 2004
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF

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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 pondered the threats of modern technology.

Black Hat takes a fair and thorough look at the hacking cases that have made the news in recent years. These stories include all the juicy details, like the people behind the hacking, as well as legislative attempts to curtail hacking, cracking, and spam.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Black Hats: Things That Go Ping in the Night
  2. Y.O.U. Mayhave Alredy 1!: Spam
  3. Deep Cover: Spyware
  4. Shockwave: Worms and Viruses
  5. Dear Friend: Scams
  6. Upload or Perish: Pirates
  7. Breakin: Hacking
  8. Don't Get Burned: White Hats
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