Take-down: the pursuit and capture of Kevin Mitnick, America's most wanted computer outlaw--by the man who did it

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Hyperion, Jan 22, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 324 pages
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An international computer security expert offers a suspenseful account of his pursuit and eventual capture of hacker Kevin Mitnick, describing his high-tech face-off with the world's most notorious cyberthief. 150,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.

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Review: Takedown: The Pursuit and Capture of Kevin Mitnick, America's Most Wanted Computer Outlaw - By the Man Who Did It

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Shimomura is just another egoistic duch. He thinks too great of himself as he went to Princeton, CALTECH, but that's because of his dad, not because of his own skill set and this book is a clean signature for it. Period. Read full review

Review: Takedown: The Pursuit and Capture of Kevin Mitnick, America's Most Wanted Computer Outlaw - By the Man Who Did It

User Review  - Goodreads

Shimomura is just another egoistic duch. He thinks too great of himself as he went to Princeton, CALTECH, but that's because of his dad, not because of his own skill set and this book is a clean signature for it. Period. Read full review

Contents

Prologue I
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Part One BreakIn
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Julias Return
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Copyright

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John Markoff is Professor of Sociology and History at the University of Pittsburgh. He has published extensively in sociological, historical and political science journals. His recent work includes The Great Wave of Democracy in Historical Perspective (Cornell University Western Societies Monograph 32), The Abolition of Feudalism: Peasants, Lords and Legislators in the French Revolution (The Pennsylvania State University Press and (with Gilbert Shapiro) Revolutionary Demands: A Content Analysis of the Cahiers de Dol,ances (Stanford University Press).

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