Book Review: Dot.Con: How America Lost Its Mind and Money in the Internet Era

Dot.Con: How America Lost Its Mind and Money in the Internet Era by John Cassidy My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a relatively interesting book and not poorly written. Indeed, for those who don’t remember or didn’t live through this period, I would likely be recommending it and giving it a higher rating. …

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A Review of The Watchman

The Watchman: The Twisted Life and Crimes of Serial Hacker Kevin Poulsen by Jonathan Littman My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve long heard about Kevin Poulsen, but didn’t know as much about him as I did about another early hacker, Kevin Mitnick, and I wanted to learn more, so this book was great. And …

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A Review of Fatal System Error

Fatal System Error: The Hunt for the New Crime Lords Who are Bringing Down the Internet by Joseph Menn My rating: 3 of 5 stars Fatal System Error is an absolutely scary as shit, totally frightening book about today’s hackers and their ties to the Russian mob and how billions of US dollars in terms …

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