Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier, Revised

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 1, 1995 - Science - 396 pages
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Using the exploits of three international hackers, Cyberpunk provides a fascinating tour of a bizarre subculture populated by outlaws who penetrate even the most sensitive computer networks and wreak havoc on the information they find -- everything from bank accounts to military secrets. In a book filled with as much adventure as any Ludlum novel, the authors show what motivates these young hackers to access systems, how they learn to break in, and how little can be done to stop them.
 

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In these three portraits of contemporary computer "outlaws,'' Hafner and Markoff have done an outstanding job of explaining the technology misused, as well as writing a true account that is as ... Read full review

Contents

a INTRODUCTION
9
EPILOGUE
343
NOTES ON SOURCES
371
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About the author (1995)

Katie Hafner is a contributing editor at Newsweek, where she covers technology. She has also written for Business Week, The New Republic, The New York Times, and Wired. She is currently working on a history of the Internet.

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