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The Rooster Bar

The Rooster Bar© 2017 John Grisham352 pages The third year of law school is supposed to be the easiest, but for Todd,  Mark, and Zola…eh, not so much. Their best friend just committed suicide, leaving behind a tangled web of … Continue reading

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A Burglar’s Guide to the City

A Burglar’s Guide to the City© 2016 Geoff Manaugh304 pages There’s really no resisting a title like that, is there?  Mind, it’s not accurate;  this isn’t a guide to how burglars read architecture, a catalog of vulnerabilities that homeowners and … Continue reading

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Crime, private and public sector

Let’s start the week off with two birds and one stone!     Earlier in the week I was finally able to get access to No Place to Hide, by Glenn Greenwald, on his encounter with Edward Snowden and the … Continue reading

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CYBERPUNK

CYBERPUNK: Hackers and Outlaws on the Computer Frontier© 1991 Katie Hafner400 pages Cyberpunk takes readers back to the early days of hacking, when it was so old-school that computers weren’t involved. Using three case  in the United States and western … Continue reading

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Kingpin

Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground© 2011 Kevin Pulsen288 pages If Meyer Lanksy had gone straight, a contemporary of his noted, he could have rivaled Nelson Rockefeller. Maybe the same could be said for Max Butler, … Continue reading

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The Dark Net

The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld© 2015 Jamie Barlett320 pages In middle school, the Internet was a distinct place, a world apart from ‘real life’.  Now it has grown so ubiquitous that it’s as exciting as the paved street … Continue reading

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El Narco

El Narco: Inside Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency© 2012 Ioan Grillo336 pages El Paso, Texas, can boast one of the lowest metropolitan crime rates in the United States. Immediately opposite it on the Rio Grande, however,  Ciudad Juarez, has until recently been … Continue reading

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