Sunday, November 22, 2015

From the DefCon reading list

The Underground Culture Category

Approaching Zero: The Extraordinary Underworld of Hackers, Phreakers, Virus Writers, and Keyboard Criminals by Paul Mungo and Bryan Clough

At Large: The Strange Case of the World's Biggest Internet Invasion by David Freedman and Charles Mann

The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage by Cliff Stoll 

Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier by Katie Hafner and John Markhoff 

The Cyberthief and the Samurai by Jeff Goodell 

The Fugitive Game: Online with Kevin Mitnick by Jonathan Littman

The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier by Bruce Sterling 

Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution - 25th Anniversary Edition by Steven Levy

Masters of Deception: The Gang That Ruled Cyberspace by Michele Slatalla and Joshua Quittner 

Out of the Inner Circle: The True Story of a Computer Intruder Capable of Cracking the Nation's Most Secure Computer Systems (Tempus) by Bill Landreth

Takedown: The Pursuit and Capture of Kevin Mitnick, America's Most Wanted Computer Outlaw - By the Man Who Did It by John Markhoff and Tsutomu Shimomura 

The Watchman: The Twisted Life and Crimes of Serial Hacker Kevin Poulsen by Jonathan Littman

Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet by Katie Hafner 

I've read a good portion of these, but I have to say I don't feel particularly underground acculturated.
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