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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien'

Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called 'Alien' (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Smith, Jeremy

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The hacker now known as Alien entered MIT in 1998, intending to major in aerospace engineering. Almost immediately, she was recruited to join a secret student group scaling walls, breaking into buildings, pulling elaborate pranks, and exploring computer systems. Within a year, on...e of her hall mates was dead, two others were on trial, and three had been institutionalised. And Alien?s adventures were only beginning. Breaking and Entering is a whirlwind history of the last 20 years of hacking and cybersecurity. As Alien develops from teenage novice to international expert, she joins the secret vanguard of our digitised world, and reveals the forces at work behind our everyday technology.
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ISBN 9781925322873
Published NZ 5 Feb 2019
Publisher Scribe Publications
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9781925322873
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Scribe Publications
Imprint Scribe Publications
Published 5 Feb 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Smith, Jeremy
Category Biography & Autobiography: Science, Technology & Engineering
World History: Postwar, From C 1945 -
Network Security
Computer Fraud & Hacking
Australian
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: Science, Technology & Medical
ONIX Text General/trade

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