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The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage


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Earlier than the web turned broadly generally known as a world software for terrorists, one perceptive US citizen acknowledged its ominous potential. Armed with clear proof of pc espionage, he started a extremely private quest to reveal a hidden community of spies that threatened nationwide safety. However would the authorities again him up? Cliff Stoll’s dramatic firsthand account is “a computer-age detective story, immediately fascinating [and] astonishingly gripping” – Smithsonian.Cliff Stoll was an astronomer turned programs supervisor at Lawrence Berkeley Lab when a 75 cent accounting error alerted him to the presence of an unauthorized person on his system. The hacker’s code identify was “Hunter” – a mysterious invader who managed to interrupt into US pc programs and steal delicate army and safety info. Stoll started a one-man hunt of his personal: spying on the spy. It was a harmful sport of deception, damaged codes, satellites, and missile bases – a one-man sting operation that lastly gained the eye of the CIA…and in the end trapped a global spy ring fueled by money, cocaine, and the KGB.