By Misha Glenny
The advantages of dwelling in a electronic, globalized society are huge, immense; so too are the risks. the realm has develop into a legislation enforcer’s nightmare and each criminal’s dream. We financial institution on-line; store on-line; date, research, paintings and stay on-line. yet have the associations that continue us secure at the streets realized to guard us within the burgeoning electronic global? Have we turn into complacent approximately our own security—sharing our techniques, ideals and the main points of our day-by-day lives with an individual who may care to alleviate us of them?
In this attention-grabbing and compelling ebook, Misha Glenny, writer of the overseas top vendor McMafia, explores the 3 basic threats dealing with us within the twenty-first century: cybercrime, cyberwarfare and cyberindustrial espionage. Governments and the non-public zone are wasting billions of greenbacks every year struggling with an ever-morphing, usually invisible and sometimes supersmart new breed of legal: the hacker.
Glenny has traveled and trawled the realm. by way of exploring the increase and fall of the felony site DarkMarket he has exposed the main bright, alarming and illuminating tales. no matter if JiLsi or Matrix, Iceman, grasp Splynter or Lord Cyric; no matter if Detective Sergeant Chris Dawson in Scunthorpe, England, or Agent Keith Mularski in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Glenny has tracked down and interviewed the entire players—the criminals, the geeks, the police, the safety specialists and the victims—and he areas every person and every thing in a wealthy brew of politics, economics and history.
The result's easily unputdownable. DarkMarket is authoritative and fully engrossing. It’s a must-read for everybody who makes use of a working laptop or computer: the fundamental crime ebook for our occasions.
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