DarkMarket: Cyberthieves, Cybercops and You by Misha Glenny

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By Misha Glenny

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

The advantages of dwelling in a electronic, globalized society are huge, immense; so too are the risks. the area has turn into a legislations enforcer’s nightmare and each criminal’s dream. We financial institution on-line; store on-line; date, study, paintings and reside on-line. yet have the associations that preserve us secure at the streets realized to guard us within the burgeoning electronic international? Have we turn into complacent approximately our own security—sharing our ideas, ideals and the main points of our day-by-day lives with somebody who may perhaps care to alleviate us of them?
 
In this attention-grabbing and compelling e-book, Misha Glenny, writer of the foreign top vendor McMafia, explores the 3 primary 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 combating an ever-morphing, usually invisible and infrequently supersmart new breed of legal: the hacker.
 
Glenny has traveled and trawled the area. through exploring the increase and fall of the felony web site DarkMarket he has exposed the main bright, 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 safety specialists and the victims—and he areas all people and every little thing in a wealthy brew of politics, economics and historical past.
 
The result's easily unputdownable. DarkMarket is authoritative and fully engrossing. It’s a must-read for everybody who makes use of a working laptop or computer: the fundamental crime booklet for our occasions.

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