DarkMarket: Cyberthieves, Cybercops and You

DarkMarket: Cyberthieves, Cybercops and You


"This terribly strong ebook demonstrates how completely we lack the shared supranational instruments had to struggle cybercrime. crucial reading." --Roberto Saviano, writer of Gommorah

The merits of residing in a electronic, globalized society are huge, immense; so too are the hazards. the area has develop into a legislations enforcer’s nightmare and each criminal’s dream. We financial institution on-line; store on-line; date, study, paintings and dwell on-line. yet have the associations that hold us secure at the streets discovered to guard us within the burgeoning electronic global? Have we turn into complacent approximately our own security—sharing our suggestions, ideals and the main points of our day-by-day lives with somebody who may care to alleviate us of them?
 
during 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 non-public region are wasting billions of bucks every year battling an ever-morphing, frequently invisible and infrequently supersmart new breed of felony: the hacker.
 
Glenny has traveled and trawled the realm. via exploring the increase and fall of the legal web site DarkMarket he has exposed the main brilliant, 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 all of the players—the criminals, the geeks, the police, the safety specialists and the victims—and he locations every body and every little thing in a wealthy brew of politics, economics and heritage.
 
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 basic crime publication for our instances.

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