Beating the System - Hackers, Phreakers and Electronic Spies

Beating the System - Hackers, Phreakers and Electronic Spies : The inside Story of Edward Singh and the Electronic Underworld

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Edward Singh was a college dropout who threatened the security of some of the most secret and powerful computer systems in the western world. Posing as a student at the University of Surrey, he hijacked their computers to penetrate banks, universities, multi-national companies and atomic weapons manufacturers. He narrowly avoided prosecution under the Official Secrets Act. This book provides an analysis of the personalities, technologies and political issues involved in hacking.show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 129.54 x 195.58 x 15.24mm | 22.68g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 2nd edition
  • 0747512019
  • 9780747512011

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