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The Resource Wizzywig: : Portrait of a Serial Hacker, by Ed Piskor

Wizzywig: : Portrait of a Serial Hacker, by Ed Piskor

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Wizzywig: : Portrait of a Serial Hacker
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Wizzywig:
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Portrait of a Serial Hacker
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by Ed Piskor
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eng
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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, Wizzygig is the thrilling tale of a master manipulator his journey from precocious child scammer to federally wanted fugitive, and beyond. In a world transformed by social networks and data leaks, Ed Piskors debut graphic novel reminds us how much power can rest in the hands of an audacious kid with a keyboard. -amazon.com
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Title
Wizzywig
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"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 tale 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, Ed Piskor's debut graphic novel reminds us how much power can rest in the hands of an audacious kid with a keyboard" --From publisher's web site
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illustrations
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no index present
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fiction
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comics graphic novels
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adult
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Wizzy wig
Wizzywig: : Portrait of a Serial Hacker, by Ed Piskor
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Wizzywig: : Portrait of a Serial Hacker, by Ed Piskor
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ocn799041705
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
286 p.
Isbn
9781603090971
Other physical details
chiefly ill.

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