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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US EVFIC PIS2012
Title: Wizzywig: Portrait of a Serial Hacker
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Personal name: Piskor, Ed
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Everyday Fiction
International Standard Book Number: 9781603090971
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Top Shelf Productions
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2012
Other physical details: hardcover
Summary, etc. note: They say "What you see is what you get..." but Kevin "Boingthump" Phenicle could always see more than most people. In the world of phone phreaks, hackers, and scammers, he's a legend. His exploits are hotly debated: could he really get free long-distance calls by whistling into a pay phone? Did his video-game piracy scheme accidentally trigger the first computer virus? And did he really dodge the FBI by using their own wiretapping software against them? Is he even a real person? And if he's ever caught, what would happen to a geek like him in federal prison? Inspired by the incredible stories of real-life hackers, WIZZYWIG is the thrilling take of a master manipulator - his journey from precocious child scammer to federally-wanted fugitive, and beyond. In a world transformed by social networks, data leaks, and digital uprisings, WIZZYWIG reminds us how much power can rest in the hands of an audacious kid with a keyboard.
Expansion of summary note: USA, United States, American, computers, technology, digital age, hacking, hackers, programmer, phreaking, computer crime, law, internet, networks, scammer, fugitive, crime, social networks, data leaks, digital uprising, piracy, FBI
Source of acquisition: TPL
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: January, 2020
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