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Breach

Breach

Remarkable Stories of Espionage and Data Theft and the Fight to Keep Secrets Safe

Nirmal John
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A journalist accused of hacking the inbox of a billionaire
A company which fought back when its data was stolen
An entrepreneur who fought an international battle to end piracy
A hacker who decided to take a start-up hostage by stealing its data
Full of riveting stories of hackers, police and corporates, Breach reads like a thriller. The book brings to light several incidents which till now were brushed under the carpet. It has instances of piracy, data theft, phishing, among many others.
Even though he focuses on India, Nirmal John takes great pains to show links between underground international networks working to undermine data security.

Imprint: India Portfolio

Published: Jan/2018

ISBN: 9780143426318

Length : 272 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

Breach

Remarkable Stories of Espionage and Data Theft and the Fight to Keep Secrets Safe

Nirmal John

A journalist accused of hacking the inbox of a billionaire
A company which fought back when its data was stolen
An entrepreneur who fought an international battle to end piracy
A hacker who decided to take a start-up hostage by stealing its data
Full of riveting stories of hackers, police and corporates, Breach reads like a thriller. The book brings to light several incidents which till now were brushed under the carpet. It has instances of piracy, data theft, phishing, among many others.
Even though he focuses on India, Nirmal John takes great pains to show links between underground international networks working to undermine data security.

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Nirmal John

Nirmal John is scared of artificial intelligence. When not dreaming up scary scenarios of a future dictated by machines, he loves observing and recording life at the intersection of technology, culture and business. He is a journalist who has worked with Fortune India and is currently with the Economic Times Online in Bengaluru. This former adman loves telling stories of people who have embarked on crazy adventures (or misadventures) in an increasingly tech-obsessed world. He is also the winner of the Prize for Economic Journalism in Asia 2016, awarded by the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.

Breach: Remarkable Stories of Espionage and Data Theft and the Fight to Keep Secrets Safe – An Excerpt

Breach brings to light several incidents of phishing, piracy and data theft whose trails find their roots in underground international networks. Full of riveting stories of hackers, police and corporates, Breach reads like a thriller. Here is a captivating excerpt from this unputdownable book. —————— The evening before the journalist found himself plunged in this […]