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 essentially the most devastating cyberattack in historical past and the determined hunt to determine and observe the elite Russian brokers behind it.”Rather more than a true-life techno-thriller…a tour via a realm that’s each invisible and significant to the day by 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 collection of cyberattacks. Concentrating 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 a number of the world’s largest companies – from drug producers to software program builders to delivery corporations. On the assault’s epicenter in Ukraine, ATMs froze. The railway and postal methods shut down. Hospitals went darkish. NotPetya unfold around the globe, inflicting an unprecedented 10 billion {dollars} in harm – the most important, most devastating cyberattack the world had ever seen.The hackers behind these assaults are rapidly gaining a repute as essentially 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 drive, one whose abilities are matched by their willingness to launch broad, unrestrained assaults on essentially the most vital 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 drive poses to our nationwide safety and stability. Because the Kremlin’s function in overseas authorities manipulation comes into better 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.