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Spam nation [electronic resource] : The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime - from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door. Brian Krebs.

Krebs, Brian. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781402295638 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781402295621 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks Casablanca, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: There is a threat lurking online with the power to destroy your finances, steal your personal data, and endanger your life.In Spam Nation, investigative journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs unmasks the criminal masterminds driving some of the biggest spam and hacker operations targeting Americans and their bank accounts. Tracing the rise, fall, and alarming resurrection of the digital mafia behind the two largest spam pharmacies—and countless viruses, phishing, and spyware attacks—he delivers the first definitive narrative of the global spam problem and its threat to consumers everywhere.Blending cutting-edge research, investigative reporting, and firsthand interviews, this terrifying true story reveals how we unwittingly invite these digital thieves into our lives every day. From unassuming computer programmers right next door to digital mobsters like "Cosma"—who unleashed a massive malware attack that has stolen thousands of...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6516 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 779 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Politics.
Genre: Electronic books.

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