- They say "What you notice Is What You Get"... yet Kevin "Boingthump" Phenicle may perhaps continually see greater than most folk. on the planet of cellphone phreaks, hackers, and scammers, he is a legend. His exploits are hotly debated: may perhaps he quite get unfastened long-distance calls through whistling right into a pay cell? Did his video-game piracy scheme unintentionally set off the 1st malicious program? And did he quite circumvent the FBI through the use of their very own wiretapping software program opposed to them? Is he even a true individual? And if he is ever stuck, what could occur to a geek like him in federal prison?
- Inspired by means of the brilliant tales of real-life hackers, Wizzygig is the exciting story of a grasp manipulator — his trip from precocious baby scammer to federally-wanted fugitive, and past. In a global reworked by way of social networks and information leaks, Ed Piskor's debut image novel reminds us how a lot strength can leisure within the fingers of an audacious child with a keyboard.