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The Mezonic Agenda : Hack along with the Heroes and Villains As the American Presidency Hangs in the Balance of Cyber-Space...

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Author/Creator:
Thomson, Herbert.
Publication:
Rockland : Elsevier Science & Technology Books, 2004.
Series:
Cyber-Fiction Ser.
Cyber-Fiction Ser.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (402 pages)
Subjects:
Computers -- Fiction.
American fiction.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The Mezonic Agenda deals with some of the most pressing topics in technology and computer security today including: reverse engineering, cryptography, buffer overflows, and steganography. The book tells the tale of criminal hackers attempting to compromise the results of a presidential election for their own gain. The accompanying CD contains real, working versions of all the applications described in the fictional narrative of the book. Computer users, programmers, IT professionals, and policy makers need to be made aware of the risks involved with deploying new technologies and see how attackers can leverage these technologies for their own purposes. While the story in The Mezonic Agenda is fictional, the technologies, exploits, and hacking techniques are all very real. * The first cyber-thriller" that allows the reader to "hack along" using the accompanying CD which contains working versions of all the applications described in the book. * To be published in October 2004 when interest in the American Presidential election will be at its highest. * Provides IT professionals with the most advanced, timely, and accurate information available on security exploits in a fascinating, fictional narrative.
Contents:
Intro
Cover
Contents
Preface
About the CD
About the Contest
Part One, The Mezonic Agenda: Hacking the Presidency
Prologue: Seattle, WA
Chapter 1: Seattle, WA
Chapter 2: Macau, China
Chapter 3: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 4: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 5: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 6: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 7: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 8: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 9: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 10: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 11: Seattle, Washington
Chapter 12: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 13: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 14: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 15: Seattle, Washington
Chapter 16 Seattle, WA
Chapter 17: Washington, D.C.
Chapter 18: Seattle, Washington
Chapter 19: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapter 20: Seattle, Washington
Chapter 21: Seattle, WA
Chapter 22: Seattle, WA
Chapter 23: Seattle, WA
Chapter 24: Washington, D.C.
Chapter 25: Seattle, WA
Chapter 26: Seattle, WA
Chapter 27: Seattle, WA
Chapter 28: Seattle, WA
Chapter 29: Seattle, WA
Chapter 30: Seattle, WA
Chapter 31: Seattle, WA
Chapter 32: Washington, D.C.
Chapter 33: Washington, D.C.
Chapter 34: Washington, D.C.
Chapter 35: Washington, D.C.
Chapter 36: Washington, D.C.
Chapter 37: Washington, D.C.
Chapter 38: Washington, D.C.
Chapter 39: Washington, D.C.
Chapter 40: Washington, D.C.
Epilogue
Part II, The Technology Behind The Mezonic Agenda
A Brief History of Voting: Origins to Modern Implementations
Reverse Engineering
Cryptography
Buffer Overflows
Steganography
The Mezonic Agenda Hack
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Nomikos, Spyros.
Thompson, Herbert , Metford.
Other format:
Print version: Thomson, Herbert The Mezonic Agenda: Hacking the Presidency
ISBN:
9780080479408
9781931836838
OCLC:
86175310
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