Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy through the Maze of Computer Espionage

Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy through the Maze of Computer Espionage

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By (author) Cliff Stoll

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  • Publisher: POCKET BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 356 pages
  • Dimensions: 108mm x 178mm x 26mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 31 December 1998
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0671726889
  • ISBN 13: 9780671726881
  • Edition statement: Reprint

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Cliff Stoll was an astronomer turned systems manager at Lawrence Berkeley Lab when a 75-cent accounting error alerted him to the presence of an unauthorized users on his system. The hacker's code name was "Hunter"-- a mystery invader hiding inside a twisting electronic labyrinth, breaking into U.S. computer systems and stealing sensitive military and security information. Stoll began a one-man hunt of his own, spying on the spy-- and plunging into an incredible international probe that finally gained the attention of top U.S. counter-intelligence agents. "The Cuckoo's Egg" is his wild and suspenseful true story-- a year of deception, broken codes, satellites, missile bases and the ultimate sting operation-- and how one ingenious American trapped a spy ring paid in cash and cocaine, and reporting to the KGB.

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