Malicious Cryptography Exposing Cryptovirology

ISBN-10: 0764549758
ISBN-13: 9780764549755
Authors: Adam Young, Moti Yung
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Hackers have uncovered the dark side of cryptography-that device developed to defeat Trojan horses, viruses, password theft, and other cyber-crime. It's called cryptovirology, the art of turning the very methods designed to protect your data into a means of subverting it. In this fascinating, disturbing volume, the experts who first identified cryptovirology show you exactly what you're up against and how to fight back. They will take you inside the brilliant and devious mind of a hacker-as much an addict as the vacant-eyed denizen of the crackhouse-so you can feel the rush and recognize your opponent's power. Then, they will arm you for the counterattack. This book reads like a futuristic…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated Number of pages: 416 Dimensions: 7.44" wide x 9.24" long x 0.92" tall Weight: 1.320 lbs. Language: English