The Mezonic Agenda: Hacking the Presidency: Hack along with the heroes and villains as the American Presidency hangs in the balance of cyber-space...

The Mezonic Agenda: Hacking the Presidency: Hack along with the heroes and villains as the American Presidency hangs in the balance of cyber-space...

by Herbert Thomson, Herbert Thompson, Spyros Nomikos
     
 

ISBN-10: 1931836833

ISBN-13: 9781931836838

Pub. Date: 10/07/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The Mezonic Agenda deals with some of the most pressing topics in technology and computer security today including: reverse engineering, cryptography, buffer overflows, and steganography. The book tells the tale of criminal hackers attempting to compromise the results of a presidential election for their own gain. The accompanying CD contains real, working

Overview

The Mezonic Agenda deals with some of the most pressing topics in technology and computer security today including: reverse engineering, cryptography, buffer overflows, and steganography. The book tells the tale of criminal hackers attempting to compromise the results of a presidential election for their own gain. The accompanying CD contains real, working versions of all the applications described in the fictional narrative of the book. Computer users, programmers, IT professionals, and policy makers need to be made aware of the risks involved with deploying new technologies and see how attackers can leverage these technologies for their own purposes. While the story in The Mezonic Agenda is fictional, the technologies, exploits, and hacking techniques are all very real.

• The first cyber-thriller" that allows the reader to "hack along" using the accompanying CD which contains working versions of all the applications described in the book.

• To be published in October 2004 when interest in the American Presidential election will be at its highest.

• Provides IT professionals with the most advanced, timely, and accurate information available on security exploits in a fascinating, fictional narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931836838
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/07/2004
Series:
Cyber-Fiction Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.95(d)

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