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The Cuckoos Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage

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Cliff Stoll was an astronomer turned systems manager at Lawrence Berkeley Lab when a 75-cent accounting error alerted him to the presence of an unauthorized users on his system. The hackers code name was Hunter-- a mystery invader hiding inside a twisting electronic labyrinth, breaking into U.S. computer systems and stealing sensitive military and security information. Stoll began a one-man hunt of his own, spying on the spy-- and plunging into an incredible international probe that finally gained the attention of top U.S. counter-intelligence agents. The Cuckoos Egg is his wild and suspenseful true story-- a year of deception, broken codes, satellites, missile bases and the ultimate sting operation-- and how one ingenious American trapped a spy ring paid in cash and cocaine, and reporting to the KGB.      

Author: Clifford Stoll

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Doubleday

Publication Date: 1989-09-26

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ISBN: 0385249462
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Clifford Stoll (Edition: 1st) Hardcover


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