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Hacker Culture

Hacker Culture( )
Author: Thomas, Douglas
Publication Date:Jun 2003
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.50
Book Description:

Douglas Thomas offers an in-depth history of this important and fascinating subculture, contrasting mainstream images of hackers with a detailed firsthand account of the computer underground. Thomas studies novels and films (Neuromancer, WarGames, Hackers, and The Matrix) and reveals contemporary views of hackers as technological wizards, high-tech pranksters, and virtual criminals. Thomas then examines the court cases of Kevin Mitnick and Chris Lamprecht to determine how hackers are...
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Detailed Subjects: Computers / Programming / General
Computers / Security / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.875 x 9 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.858 Pounds

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