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This is how they tell me the world ends : the cyberweapons arms race / Nicole Perlroth.

Perlroth, Nicole, (author.).

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Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven 364.166 PER (Text to phone) 31953145362169 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 05/21/2021

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Prologue -- Mission impossible. Closet of secrets ; The fucking salmon -- The capitalists. The cowboy ; The first broker ; Zero-day Charlie -- The spies. Project Gunman ; The godfather ; The omnivore ; The Rubicon ; The factory -- The mercenaries. The Kurd ; Dirty business ; Guns for hire -- The resistance. Aurora ; Bounty hunters ; Going dark -- The twister. Cyber gauchos ; Perfect storm ; The grid -- Boomerang. The Russians are coming ; The shadow brokers ; The attacks ; The backyard -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Zero day: a software bug that allows a hacker to break into your devices and move around undetected. For decades, under cover of classification levels and non-disclosure agreements, the United States government became the world's dominant hoarder of zero days. U.S. government agents paid top dollar to hackers willing to sell their lock-picking code and their silence. Now those zero days are in the hands of hostile nations and mercenaries who do not care if your vote goes missing, your clean water is contaminated, or our nuclear plants melt down. Perlroth lifts the curtain on a market in shadow, revealing the urgent threat faced by us all if we cannot bring the global cyber arms race to heel. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Computer security > Law and legislation > United States.
Data protection > Law and legislation > United States.
Internet > Law and legislation > United States.
Cyberspace operations (Military science)
Computer crimes.
Computer crimes > United States.

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