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

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2003

    This is my second copy of this book

    I am buying this copy because I wore the old one out after reading it from front to back at least 5 times. This true story never gets old. If it were possible, I would give it 6+ stars, it is just that good.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2002

    Absolutely amazing, true story

    When I started reading this book, I could not put it down. I usually read before I go to sleep and the only reason I did put it down was so that I could get a couple hours of ZzZ's. Cliff Stoll went through an amazing journey of trying to catch a computer hacker that lasted over a year. There were many times when I tought Cliff had caught the hacker but unfortunately he couldn't catch him. Overall, this is an amazing book, whether you like computers or not.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2001

    A Rollercoaster of Emotions

    While reading this book I often said to myself, 'Cliff is about to cath the hacker. But it's only the third chapter!' This book immediatly grabs the readers attention and takes them on a wild ride through computer networks. You think the hacker will be caught at any moment. An adrenelin rush forces you to read on. Then the book takes an unexpected turn, causing the reader to return to their normal heart rate. Stoll and the hacker play game of cat and mouse throughout the book, instantly reviving the readers adrenelin rush, then depleating it just as fast as it had come. This game of cat and mouse only prolongue's the exciting ending.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2001

    Couldn't put it down

    I couldn't put the book down once I started. Its a bit dated if your current on comuters, but still a great book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2001

    Great Book

    A facsinating read, even for those who know nothing about computers. I couldn't put it down.

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