Kingpin: How one hacker took over the billion-dollar cybercrime underground
By Kevin Pulsen
Published in February 2012
Thibault's Score: 3/5
After reading Ghost in the Wires, the excellent autobiography of legendary hacker Kevin Mitnick, I had very high expectations. I enjoy reading about cyber warfare, and the developments in the field of cybercrime.
This book covers the true story of Max Vision, a white hat who turned to the darkside and became the administrator of the largest credit card fraud website on the internet. Kingpin is a detailed biography of Max Vision, from his childhood until his eventual arrest and trial.
I found the book to be, at times, a bit booring. The book isn't written in my favorite style, and
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