• Title : The Cuckoos Egg

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  • ISBN: 1416507787

  • Format Type: Paperback

  • Number of Pages: 399 pages


The Cuckoos Egg Description

Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S citizen recognized its ominous potential Armed with clear evidence of computer espionage, he began a highly personal quest to expose a hidden network of spies that threatened national security But would the authorities back him up Cliff Stoll s dramatic firsthand account is a computer age detective story, instantly fascinating and astonishingly gripping Smithsonian 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 user on his system The hacker s code name was Hunter a mysterious invader who managed to break into U.S computer systems and steal sensitive military and security information Stoll began a one man hunt of his own spying on the spy It was a dangerous game of deception, broken codes, satellites, and missile bases a one man sting operation that finally gained the attention of the CIAand ultimately trapped an international spy ring fueled by cash, cocaine, and the KGB..



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thumbnail Title: The Cuckoos Egg
Author:Clifford Stoll
ISBN :1416507787
ranting: 1.5
Reviewer: 5 Reviews
Description: Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S citizen recognized its ominous potential Armed with clear evidence of computer espionage, he began a hig

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