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This extraordinarily powerful book demonstrates how utterly we lack the shared supranational tools needed to fight cybercrime Essential reading Roberto Saviano author of Gommorah The benefits of living in a digital globalized society are enormous; so too are the dangers The world has become a law enforcer's nightmare and every criminal's dream We bank online; shop online; date learn work and live online But have the institutions that keep us safe on the streets learned to protect us in the burgeoning digital world Have we become complacent about our personal security sharing our thoughts beliefs and the details of our daily lives with anyone who might care to relieve us of them In this fascinating and compelling book Misha Glenny author of the international best seller McMafia explores the three fundamental threats facing us in the twenty first century cybercrime cyberwarfare and cyberindustrial espionage Governments and the private sector are losing billions of dollars each year fighting an ever morphing often invisible and often supersmart new breed of criminal the hacker Glenny has traveled and trawled the world By exploring the rise and fall of the criminal website DarkMarket he has uncovered the most vivid alarming and illuminating stories Whether JiLsi or Matrix Iceman Master Splynter or Lord Cyric; whether Detective Sergeant Chris Dawson in Scunthorpe England or Agent Keith Mularski in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Glenny has tracked down and interviewed all the players the criminals the geeks the police the security experts and the victims and he places everyone and everything in a rich brew of politics economics and history The result is simply unputdownable DarkMarket is authoritative and completely engrossing It's a must read for everyone who uses a computer the essential crime book for our times DarkMarket Cyberthieves Cybercops and You

10 thoughts on “DarkMarket Cyberthieves Cybercops and You

  1. says:

    Facsinating story let down in places by workmanlike prose and a confusing cast of characters A dramatis personae would not have gone amisAlso I'm annoyed that he didn't tell us the outcome of the Dietmar Lingel trial Did I miss something?These complaints aside it's impossible not to be impressed by the hours of research and good old fashioned journalistic leg work that goes into something like t

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    Cut up your credit cards close down your PC cancel on line banking hide your money under the mattress After reading Misha Glenny's investigation of cybercrime you will find it hard to believe anything is safe If you haven't been affected yet put it down to luck But don't doubt that it is coming to an ATM near you any time soonDarkMarket is the story of a loose alliance of mainly young geeks suffici

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    Glenny's secret here as with his earlier McMafia is to take a fragmented subject which has many real world loose ends and forge something close to a novel type structure which makes the whole story accessible Certainly the issues here are serious although it is slightly oversold as most of the crime is credit card fraud although there is an astonishing amount of that Its difficult to see how our natio

  4. says:

    I work in this field This is one of the most misleading inaccurate titles I've read It doesn't give a good understanding of the field and skirts around some of the most important issues around See the definition of viruses trojans and worms for just how wrong this book is It actually hurt to read at pointsThis is incredibly disappointing because Misha Glenny is a fantastic journalist who cut his teeth do

  5. says:

    A strong compelling work of modern literary journalism Leaves one fearful for our ignorance and vulnerability in this particular area of crime

  6. says:

    Published in 2011 an action packed account of the events and characters involved in the rise operation and decimation of several high profile online marketplaces that provided a venue for scammers credit card fraudsters hackers and such cyber criminals to build reputations form connections and exchange goods and services Key insights from the book Cultural political legal and societal differences between count

  7. says:

    One of those books that could have been an amazing read but wasn't The subject matter itself is definitely captivating but the writing style leaves a lot to be desired I get it that not every reader is a tech savvy nerd but it seemed occasionally that the author was under the impression that his audience consists solely of computer illiterate people and the text was dumbed down a lot

  8. says:

    Where is Lord Cyric?

  9. says:

    This was an easy read which was actually a disappointment as I was expecting something a bit serious and less like a novel It was a little dumbed down which I think is unnecessary with the younger audience who surely know what the internet is but need to understand about the dangers of using your credit card There were a lot of characters and I occasionally got lost between remembering thier real name and thier virtu

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    Cringe worthyWhile I had a few problems with this book my primary one was undoubtedly the writing style which seemed too collouial simplistic and almost condescending to any adult See for example how the footnote on page 34 ends an explanation on the differences between viruses worms and trojans with But basically they all do bad things to your computer

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