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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
Title
Wizzywig:
Title remainder
Portrait of a Serial Hacker
Statement of responsibility
by Ed Piskor
Title variation
Wizzy wig
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
"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
Storyline
Tone
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10136341
Cataloging source
VKC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Portrait of a serial hacker
Label
Wizzywig: : Portrait of a Serial Hacker, by Ed Piskor
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
799041705
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
286 p.
Isbn
9781603090971
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)799041705
Label
Wizzywig: : Portrait of a Serial Hacker, by Ed Piskor
Publication
Control code
799041705
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
286 p.
Isbn
9781603090971
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)799041705

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