True Crime: Real stories in the world of Information Security Public

Created and curated by Xavier Ashe

Are you looking for some thrilling true crime stories in the world of information security? Look no further! We have compiled a great list of must-read true crime books that will take you on a journey through the dark and mysterious world of cybercrime. From stories of hackers stealing billions of dollars to tales of revenge and espionage, these books bring the thrilling world of information security to life. Dive in and get ready for some real-life stories of cyber-crime and security gone wrong!

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  1. The Cuckoo’s Egg by 

    4 stars

    In the days when the presence of a computer did NOT presume the presence of a network (they used to …

  2. Sandworm by 

    4 stars

    A chilling, globe-spanning detective story, tracking an elite group of Russian hackers and the future of global warfare

    In 2014, …

  3. Tracers in the Dark by 

    4 stars

    Over the last decade, a single innovation has massively fueled digital black markets: cryptocurrency. Crime lords inhabiting lawless corners of …

  4. This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends by 

    4 stars

    Zero day: a software bug that allows a hacker to break into your devices and move around undetected. One of …

  5. Countdown to Zero Day by 

    4 stars

    The virus now known as Stuxnet was unlike any other piece of malware built before: Rather than simply hijacking targeted …

  6. Dark territory by 

    3 stars

    "As cyber-attacks dominate front-page news, as hackers displace terrorists on the list of global threats, and as top generals warn …

  7. Cult of the Dead Cow by 

    4 stars

    The shocking untold story of the elite secret society of hackers fighting to protect our privacy, our freedom -- even …

  8. Kingpin by 

    4 stars

    Former hacker Kevin Poulsen has, over the past decade, built a reputation as one of the top investigative reporters on …

  9. The Watchman by 

    4 stars

    Written like a California noir thriller by way of William Gibson, The Watchman brings to life the wildest, most audacious …

  10. Space Rogue by 

    4 stars

    In May 1998, the US Congress invited the seven members of the L0pht to testify on the state of government …

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