Worm: The First Digital World War

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Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated, Mar 1, 2012 - Science - 304 pages
122 Reviews
Worm is the gripping story of the 'Conficker' virus- which, since its introduction in November 2008, has infected millions of computers around the world - and the cyber security elites who have joined forces in a high-tech game of cops and robbers to find its creators and defeat them.

This dramatic cybercrime story travels from the Ukraine to the United States (and all parts in between) to explore the next frontier in terrorism. It is the story of a dazzling battle of wits over the future of the Internet. In Worm, Mark Bowden delivers an unputdownable account of the ongoing and largely unreported war taking place literally beneath our fingertips.

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I love Mark Bowden's writing, but not in this book. - Goodreads
Interesting, but I was utterly confused by the ending. - Goodreads
It hardly had a plot... - Goodreads

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User Review  - Eric Andresen - Goodreads

Really enjoyed learning more about this real life story. Read full review

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User Review  - themulhern - LibraryThing

Very promising. Written for the layperson, but this computer scientist believes that the analogies used are actually analogous to their analogs. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Mark Bowden is the author of seven books, including Black Hawk Down. He was a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer for twenty years and now writes for Vanity Fair, The Atlantic and other magazines.

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