Black Hat

Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age

Authors: Biggs, DUP John

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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.

About the authors

John Biggs is senior editor at Gizmodo.com, the gadgets weblog with 200,000 unique visitors per day, as well as editor of MacMiniGear.com, a popular Mac Mini site. He has written for Linux Journal and the New York Times on open source and security. John has worked for over 10 years in the IT industry and recently completed a master's degree in business and economic reporting at New York University.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Black Hats: Things That Go Ping in the Night

    Pages 1-4

    Biggs, John

  • Y.O.U MayHAVE Alredy I!: Spam

    Pages 5-29

    Biggs, John

  • Deep Cover: Spyware

    Pages 31-47

    Biggs, John

  • Shockwave: Worms and Viruses

    Pages 49-70

    Biggs, John

  • Dear Friend: Scams

    Pages 71-91

    Biggs, John

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Black Hat
Book Subtitle
Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age
Authors
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
DUP John Biggs
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0692-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0692-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-379-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 176
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