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Breaking and entering : the extraordinary story of a hacker called 'Alien' / Jeremy N. Smith.

Smith, Jeremy N., author. (Author). Ross, Jonathan Todd, narrator. (Added Author). Recorded Books, Inc. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Detroit Lakes Public Library CD TALKING BOOK 005.8092 SMI (Text) 33500013001334 Main Available -
Fosston Public Library CD TALKING BOOK 005.8092 SMI (Text) 33500013001326 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781980014560
  • ISBN: 1980014566
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, Maryland : Recorded Books, [2019]

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General Note: Compact disc.
In container (17 cm.).
Title from container.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross.
Summary, etc.: When she arrived at MIT in the 1990s, Alien wanted to study aerospace engineering, but she was soon drawn to the school's venerable tradition of high-risk physical trespassing: the original 'hacking.' Within a year, one of her hallmates was dead, two others were on trial, and two had been institutionalized. And Alien's adventures were only just beginning. After a stint at the storied, secretive Los Alamos National Laboratory, Alien was recruited by a top cybersecurity firm where she deployed her large cache of virtual weapons-and the trespassing and social engineering talents she first developed while 'hacking' at MIT. The company tested its clients' security by every means possible-not just coding, but donning disguises and sneaking past guards and secretaries into the C-suite. (She once got into the vault of a major bank by posing as its auditor.) Alien now runs her own boutique hacking outfit that caters to some of the world's biggest and most vulnerable institutions-banks, retailers, government agencies. Her work combines devilish charm, old-school deception, and next generation spycraft. In Breaking and Entering, cybersecurity finally gets the rich, character-driven, pacey treatment it deserves.
Subject: Alien (Hacker)
Alien (Hacker.)
Computer crimes > United States.
Computer security > United States.
Hackers > United States > Biography.
Computer crimes.
Computer security.
United States.
Computer crimes > United States.
Computer security > United States.
Hackers > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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