Since 1984, the quarterly magazine 2600 has provided fascinating articles for readers who are curious about technology. Find the best of the magazine’s writing in Best of 2600: A Hacker Odyssey, a collection of the strongest, most interesting, and often most controversial articles covering 24 years of changes in technology, all from a hacker’s perspective. Included are stories about the creation of the infamous tone dialer “red box” that allowed hackers to make free phone calls from payphones, the founding of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the insecurity of modern locks.
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The hacker subculture — shrouded in mystery, spiced with a hint of glamour, and thoroughly misunderstood by those who don't belong — was revealed in the original edition of The Best of 2600: A Hacker Odyssey. The book became an instant bestseller. If you're a 2600 subscriber, a member of the hacker community, a geek freak, or simply a hardcore technology fan, you are not surprised. The Best of 2600: A Hacker Odyssey is a journey inside the hacker's world—indeed, inside the hacker's mind.
Since its birth in 1984, 2600: The Hacker Quarterly has published, sometimes anomymously, the discoveries and adventures of hackers worldwide. From the first curious and intrepid souls who discovered they could outwit Ma Bell to those who've hacked the Department of Defense and ParadisePoker.com, the people whose stories fill the pages of 2600 tell their experiences in this captivating book.
Now you can own a personal, numbered copy of this remarkable tour through 24 years of enduring exploits, creative controversy, and hackers who made history. Complete with a full-color poster showing every 2600 cover, a CD featuring the best of Emmanuel Goldstein's Off the Hook radio broadcasts, and credit given to all contributors, this one-of-a-kind Collector's Edition documents the experiences and experiments that have shaped technology.From the Back Cover:
24 years of enduring exploits, creative controversy, and hackers who made history
It's colorful, controversial, cutting-edge — and you can't wait to read the next issue. Since its birth in 1984, 2600: The Hacker Quarterly has published the discoveries and adventures of hackers worldwide. Now you can enjoy the best of them all in this entertaining, provocative collection. From the first curious and intrepid souls who discovered they could outwit Ma Bell to those who've hacked the Department of Defense and ParadisePoker.com, they're all here, telling their stories in their own words.
Trailblazing tales from 2600
Hacking an election
An American Express phone story
The world vs. Kevin Mitnick
How to track any UK GSM mobile phone
Pirate radio primer
Simplex locks — so simple to break
A hacker in Iraq
The saga of Bernie S
All the details about DeCSS
Hacking Google Adwords
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Descripción Wiley, 2008. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110470294191