The Best of 2600
A Hacker Odyssey
By Emmanuel Goldstein
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: June 2008
Pages: 800

24 years of enduring exploits, creative controversy, and hackerswho made history

It's colorful, controversial, cutting-edge — and you can'twait to read the next issue. Since its birth in 1984, 2600: TheHacker Quarterly has published the discoveries and adventuresof hackers worldwide. Now you can enjoy the best of them all inthis entertaining, provocative collection. From the first curiousand intrepid souls who discovered they could outwit Ma Bell tothose who've hacked the Department of Defense andParadisePoker.com, they're all here, telling their stories in theirown words.

Trailblazing tales from 2600

  • Hacking an election

  • An American Express phone story

  • The world vs. Kevin Mitnick

  • How to track any UK GSM mobile phone

  • Pirate radio primer

  • Simplex locks — so simple to break

  • A hacker in Iraq

  • The saga of Bernie S

  • All the details about DeCSS

  • Hacking Google Adwords

" … The Best of 2600: A Hacker Odyssey is animportant, amazing book that tells the story of these kids andadults as they explore a new frontier."
—John Baichtal (Wired Blog, August, 2008)

"...a testament to a culture which thrived before computers andthe internet mattered to most of the world." (New statesman,September, 2008)

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