By Misha Glenny
Some great benefits of dwelling in a electronic, globalized society are huge, immense; so too are the risks. the area has turn into a legislation enforcer’s nightmare and each criminal’s dream. We financial institution on-line; store on-line; date, research, paintings and dwell on-line. yet have the associations that retain us secure at the streets realized to guard us within the burgeoning electronic global? Have we develop into complacent approximately our own security—sharing our recommendations, ideals and the main points of our day-by-day lives with an individual who may care to alleviate us of them?
In this interesting and compelling e-book, Misha Glenny, writer of the foreign top vendor McMafia, explores the 3 basic threats dealing with us within the twenty-first century: cybercrime, cyberwarfare and cyberindustrial espionage. Governments and the personal region are wasting billions of greenbacks every year scuffling with an ever-morphing, frequently invisible and infrequently supersmart new breed of felony: the hacker.
Glenny has traveled and trawled the realm. by way of exploring the increase and fall of the felony web site DarkMarket he has exposed the main shiny, alarming and illuminating tales. no matter if JiLsi or Matrix, Iceman, grasp Splynter or Lord Cyric; no matter if Detective Sergeant Chris Dawson in Scunthorpe, England, or Agent Keith Mularski in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Glenny has tracked down and interviewed the entire players—the criminals, the geeks, the police, the protection specialists and the victims—and he areas everybody and every thing in a wealthy brew of politics, economics and history.
The result's easily unputdownable. DarkMarket is authoritative and entirely engrossing. It’s a must-read for everybody who makes use of a working laptop or computer: the fundamental crime booklet for our occasions.