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Veteran journalist Mark Bowden is best known for his battlefront bestsellers Black Hawk Down and Guests of the Ayatollah, but in Worm, he turns to a truly global war that might have already invaded your home. In late 2008, digital experts first became aware of Conficker, a devilishly intricate virus that infected as many as 12 million computers in 200 countries. Worm tracks the double-edged high-tech hunt to find the culprits and neutralize the virus they implanted, taking you inside the strange world cyber-crime fighters, which includes both professionals and good-guy amateurs. A riveting, scary read.