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The Hacker Diaries: Confessions of Teenage Hackers / Edition 1

The Hacker Diaries: Confessions of Teenage Hackers / Edition 1

by Dan Verton, Verton


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072223644
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2002
Series: Security Ser.
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

Dan Verton is a senior writer at Computerworld, specializing in Internet security, national security, critical infrastructure protection, and corporate information security policies. He has written hundreds of news stories, profiles of government and industry leaders, and feature-length stories related to Internet security, defense, and intelligence matters. He is also the former Associate Editor, Defense, for the trade publication Federal Computer Week.
Other publication credits include stories on information warfare and corporate espionage for Business2.0, various Internet security news stories for Information Security Magazine,, The Industry Standard, InfoWorld, and PC World.
Dan has been asked to speak at various Internet security conferences, including a recent event at the United Nations in New York, where he moderated an expert panel on security issues.
Dan is a former intelligence officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. While in the military, he served as an information systems security officer and training officer for various CIA and DIA database systems. Dan is also a former imagery intelligence analyst with the U.S. Army Reserve.

Table of Contents

1"Genocide": From Columbine to Hacking1
2Rebels: Joe Magee and "Noid"27
3The Hunt for Mafiaboy: Operation Claymore55
4A Tale of Two Script Kiddies: PrOmetheus and Explotion90
5World of Hell109
6Cyberchic: Starla Pureheart127
7Unlikely White Hat: Willie Gonzalez142
8Tinker, Teenager, Hacker, Spy: The H.D. Moore Story166
ATwo Decades of Teenage Hacking195
BMaking Headlines Over the Years203
CHacking on the Web207

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