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    19 jul
    2015
    spam nation

    Spam Nation is a non-fiction book written by Brian Krebs, a well known journalist and the author of the KrebsOnSecurity.com blog. The book's primary focus is on the cybercrime coming from the post-Soviet states, especially related to spam. The main story line revolves around Pavel Vrublevsky and Igor Gusev, two partners in crime who, like in a classic gangster flick, become enemies and start an all out war of attrition - “Pharma Wars”. Bribing politicians, hiring FSB agents, hacking and leaking each other's databases anything goes in this personal fight. Along the way you will learn about the inner workings of the massive spam operations and the political, criminal, financial, and social forces that drive them. Read more.

    04 oct
    2009
    rice tea

    A review of Rice Tea, a fun cyberfiction novel by Julien McArdle. Read more.

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