Download Audiobook Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers by Andy Greenberg in English

Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers


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From Wired senior author Andy Greenberg comes the true story of probably the most devastating cyberattack in historical past and the determined hunt to determine and monitor the elite Russian brokers behind it.”Far more than a true-life techno-thriller…a tour by a realm that’s each invisible and important to the every day lives of each particular person alive within the twenty first century.” (Los Angeles Occasions)In 2014, the world witnessed the beginning of a mysterious sequence of cyberattacks. Focusing on American utility corporations, NATO, and electrical grids in Japanese Europe, the strikes grew ever extra brazen. They culminated in the summertime of 2017, when the malware referred to as NotPetya was unleashed, penetrating, disrupting, and paralyzing among the world’s largest companies – from drug producers to software program builders to transport corporations. On the assault’s epicenter in Ukraine, ATMs froze. The railway and postal techniques shut down. Hospitals went darkish. NotPetya unfold around the globe, inflicting an unprecedented 10 billion {dollars} in injury – the biggest, most devastating cyberattack the world had ever seen.The hackers behind these assaults are rapidly gaining a fame as probably the most harmful workforce of cyberwarriors in historical past: a gaggle referred to as Sandworm. Working within the service of Russia’s navy intelligence company, they signify a persistent, extremely expert power, one whose abilities are matched by their willingness to launch broad, unrestrained assaults on probably the most essential infrastructure of their adversaries. They aim authorities and personal sector, navy, and civilians alike.A chilling, globe-spanning detective story, Sandworm considers the hazard this power poses to our nationwide safety and stability. Because the Kremlin’s position in overseas authorities manipulation comes into higher focus, Sandworm exposes the realities not simply of Russia’s world digital offensive, however of an period the place warfare ceases to be waged on the battlefield. It reveals how the traces between digital and bodily battle, between wartime and peacetime, have begun to blur – with world-shaking implications.