Shining light on cybercrime

    Date24 Oct 2000
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3998
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    After more than six years of chronicling the insecurities of cyberspace for a computer security newsletter, Richard Power finally decided this past spring to put it all together in a book. The result is Tangled Web: Tales of Digital Crime From . . . After more than six years of chronicling the insecurities of cyberspace for a computer security newsletter, Richard Power finally decided this past spring to put it all together in a book. The result is Tangled Web: Tales of Digital Crime From the Shadows of Cyberspace (Que, $25), which explains in everyday terms for the non-techie and security pro alike how and why cyberspace has gained a reputation as a bad neighborhood.

    He examines many of the best-known crimes committed in this relatively new area and discovers that, as in the physical world, matters in cyberspace aren't always as they seem.

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