By Misha Glenny
The advantages of dwelling in a electronic, globalized society are huge, immense; so too are the risks. the realm 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 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 develop into complacent approximately our own security—sharing our ideas, ideals and the main points of our day-by-day lives with a person who may care to alleviate us of them?
In this interesting and compelling booklet, Misha Glenny, writer of the overseas most sensible vendor McMafia, explores the 3 primary threats dealing with us within the twenty-first century: cybercrime, cyberwarfare and cyberindustrial espionage. Governments and the non-public area are wasting billions of bucks every year struggling with an ever-morphing, frequently invisible and infrequently supersmart new breed of legal: the hacker.
Glenny has traveled and trawled the area. by way of 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; even 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 areas all people and every thing in a wealthy brew of politics, economics and history.
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 basic crime e-book for our instances.